Mic Check: 15 Mind-Blowing Earth Day Facts


Trending In Our News Feeds It’s Earth Day! Today is Earth Day, held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. In honor of the day, environmentalist, climate change author, and founder of 350.org Bill McKibben publishes on PolicyMic on why millennials are the last defense against the disastrous impacts of climate change. He writes, “It turns out that age is the key variable in how concerned most Americans are about global warming. Old people don’t… care all that much… They’re going to be dead before it really kicks in. Young people care about it more than almost any other issue, because they recognize it’s a crucial test of intergenerational ethics.” Be sure to Mic and share his article here.

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