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Earth Day – uh! What is it good for?

Article: Earth Day – uh! What is it good for?

Of course, the next line of Edwin Starr’s iconic anti-war anthem is “Absolutely nothing.” If you take a look at the incoming press releases I’ve received for the past month or so, you might conclude that’s an appropriate judgment for the current manifestation of Earth Day: brands and companies have latched onto it as their opportunity to show their commitment to the environment. If that “commitment” doesn’t involve addressing a company’s main environmental impact, well, you know, look the other way, and take one of these reusable shopping bags with our logo on it.

Earth Day 2008 Concerts Played, Pledges Made

Article: Earth Day 2008 Concerts Played, Pledges Made

WASHINGTON, DC, April 21, 2008 (ENS) – It rained and it poured, but thousands of people enjoyed Earth Day on the Washington Mall anyway. A few performers were heard before concert organizers pulled the plugs as thunderstorms threatened. Vocal problems forced planned headliner American Idol Jordin Sparks to cancel her appearance at the Earth Day…

Climate Action Central to Earth Day Celebrations

Article: Climate Action Central to Earth Day Celebrations

WASHINGTON, DC, April 16, 2008 (ENS) – American Idol Jordin Sparks is headlining the free Earth Day on the Mall concert on Sunday with a jam-packed roster of stars – The Roots, Will.i.am, Doug E Fresh, O.A.R., Warren Haynes, Thievery Corporation, Umphreys McGee, Toots & The Maytals, DC Boys Choir, Talib Kweli, Chrisette Michele, Mambo…

Chase Presents Earth Day Green Apple Festivals in Eight Cities

Article: Chase Presents Earth Day Green Apple Festivals in Eight Cities

NEW YORK, New York, April 7, 2008 (ENS) – The financial services firm JPMorgan Chase has signed on as the presenting sponsor of Earth Day Network and Green Apple Festivals in eight large U.S. cities April 18-20, billed as “America’s largest Earth Day celebration.” This Earth Day, some 500,000 people are expected to attend the…