Kansas City Celebrates Earth Day 2024

We provide old school context and urge our friends to avoid reactionary haterion but, instead, think critically about protecting the environment rather than just blindly following so many politicos & celebs who give marching orders to the plebs whilst they fly aboard wasteful private planes.  

Accordingly . . .

Here's a bit of history & more info . . .

Gaylord Nelson, a U.S. senator from the state of Wisconsin, had the idea that would become Earth Day. Nelson saw damage from a large oil spill in the ocean near the state of California in January of 1969. At the same time, people at some universities were holding events called “teach-ins” to call for action against the war in Vietnam.

Nelson’s idea was to hold a national “teach-in” on the environment. Along with environmental activists, Nelson worked to expand the idea beyond universities.

The activists wanted as many students as possible to take part. So, they chose a weekday between spring break and final exams. On April 22, 1970, the first Earth Day took place.

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