This year Kansas City climate activists didn't put on much of a show and instead a few volunteers helped clean up local parks in a dutiful show of community concern for our local environment.
Notice that the event wasn't very flash and didn't merit much local media coverage but it's still important.
Northeast News provides the most relevant KCMO Earth Day coverage . . .
Nevertheless, the partisan debate over the fate of the planet continues without much progress.
A few highlights from today's coverage . . .
Gizmodo: It's Time to Kill Earth Day
And so this blue marble might be a little worse for wear but no less beloved as we finish posting for today by sharing one of our favorite songs about the planet and the big picture . . .
Hopefully we'll have more news, jokes, stories and good stuff for the morning update . . . STAY TUNED!!!