Every 22nd of April, stakeholders of all backgrounds come together to advance sustainability and climate action in commemoration of Earth Day. This year marks the 53rd anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement, commemorated annually as Earth Day. More than 1 billion people participate in Earth Day actions each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world. The impact of human activity on the planet cannot be overstated. Environmental issues affect everyone, regardless of where they live or what their background is.
The theme for 2023 is “Invest in Our Planet”, which highlights the importance of dedicating our time, resources, and energy to solving climate change and other environmental issues. Investing in our planet is necessary to protect it and the best way to pave a path towards a prosperous future.
Ways to invest in the planet:
Plant trees or a pollinator garden.
Trees are one of the most powerful tools to combat the climate crisis. Plant a pollinator garden using species native to your area to support local populations of butterflies, bees, and other organisms critical to sustained biodiversity in your ecosystem.
Reduce plastic consumption.
Plan this Earth Day to reduce plastic consumption using EARTHDAY.ORG’s plastic calculator.
Participate in advocacy.
Educate yourself about the science behind climate change and show responsibility in addressing it by taking climate action to the next level.
Vote for the Earth.
For true environmental and climate leadership, individuals need to make it impossible for politicians to run for office without leading as environmental champions.
Invest in sustainable fashion.
Learn about the detrimental impacts of fast fashion, the importance of sustainable fashion, and commit to responsible consumption.
Activate on social media.
Tag #EarthDay and/or #InvestInOurPlanet to spread awareness.
United together, drive a year of energy, enthusiasm, and commitment to a sustainable and equitable future for the planet. Whether you are taking actions virtually or in person, join the largest environmental movement on Earth.
“We must join together in our fight for the green revolution, and for the health of future generations. The time is now to Invest in Our Planet,” said Kathleen Rogers, President of Earth Day Organisation.