Earth Day 2020 - Online
Opportunities to Participate in 50th Anniversary of Earth Day Events
Although all of the marches and rallies have been cancelled this year, there are still many ways to participate in digital activities during Climate Week, including educational events, spiritual services and political action. Here you can find information and links for some of them.
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50th EARTH DAY OBSERVANCE WITH GLOBAL RELIGIOUS AND INDIGENOUS LEADERS
On this 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, Faith for Earth is partnering with the Parliament of World's religions on this global observance and will be making the opening remarks. Join the webinar on 21st April, 2020:
- Earth Day blessings from leaders around the world.
- A forward looking message from youth climate activists.
- Conversations with a group of religious and indigenous leaders.
INTERFAITH POWER & LIGHT- FAITH CLIMATE ACTION WEEK
- How to Join IPL’s Love Made Visible Climate March – Online Directions and access to Sacred Activism Guide
- Join the Nationwide Climate Prayer
- Join the households and congregations across the nation praying together. Add your name to help IPL reach the biggest participation yet. When we stand together and raise up our voices we can have the power to change hearts and minds.
- Pledge to be a Faith Climate Voter – Sign the pledge form
- See a full listing of IPL Faith Climate Action Week Activities
WASHINGTON YOUTH CLIMATE STRIKE
WASHINGTON YOUTH CLIMATE STRIKE is a group of concerned teenagers who’ve "…had enough of sitting around and waiting for action to resolve the climate crisis." They cannot march as planned this year, but they have planned 3 days of online workshops and events that you can see and register for here: https://www.waycs.org/earthday or https://www.facebook.com/ClimateStrikeWa/
EARTH DAY NORTHWEST 2020
Earth Day Northwest 2020 Calendar For details and registration information visit the website
- April 14, 7-9 pm, Climate Activist Derek Hoshiko – Free – Pre-registration – limited to 500 (MOHI Lecture)
- April 20, 3-4 p.m., Earth Week Webinar Earth Strategy – Shifting the burden of solving the climate crisis away from consumers
- April 22, 9:30 – 10:30 am, Earth Day Webinar: Electric and Gas Utilities 101(NW Energy Coalition)
- April 22, 7:30 – 9:00 pm., Climate Change & Farmland: Building a Resilient Future for Washington. Frances Moore Lappé & Anna Lappé (PCC Farmland Trust)
- April 22, 7:30 – 10:00 pm, Elizabeth Kolbert – author of Sixth Extinction, Fee $10 (Seattle Arts & Lectures Journalism Series)
WASHINGTON WILD is a non-profit committed to protecting Washington State's Wilderness areas. They are offering four online virtual Earth Week Happy Hours beginning at 6:00 PM Monday April 20th – April 23rd, for conversations on protecting various wilderness areas in our state. You will need to register online, as spots are limited. Here is their website.
EARTH DAY, the Organization
EARTH DAY, the organization, invites people to 24 hours of climate activity on Earth Day 2020, Wednesday, April 22. Their website has links to many Earth Day 2020 digital events happening online around the world: https://www.earthday.org/ They also have several helpful Earth Day quizzes available online: https://www.earthday.org/earth-day-quizzes/