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Earth Day and Black History Month: Crossing the Divide Between Causes

In their ongoing discussion of whether Earth Day is meaningful, Grist had a post, "Broadening the Earth Day tent", about race and the environmental movement: Despite the environmental movement’s new-found introspection on its largely white and affluent constituency, I still see a large gap to be...

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Tags: Community, Earth day, Ethnic, Minority, Movement, Pollution, Race, Scorecard
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Completing the Spectrum: From Emerson’s Rainbow to the Green Movement

John Muir, naturalist Does setting aside one day a year for the earth really mean anything? According to the Environmental Protection Agency, just one Earth Day forever changed Americans' attitudes: "Public opinion polls indicate that a permanent change in national priorities followed Earth Day ...

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Tags: City, Culture, Earth day, Emerson, Green, History, Nature, Religion, Spirit, Transcendenatlist, Urban
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