Earth Day 2010

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History of Earth Day

Core issues of Earth Day in 2010

For over 40 years, Earth Day—April 22—has inspired and mobilized individuals and organizations worldwide to demonstrate their commitment to environmental protection and sustainability.


China commemorates Earth Day 

Earth Day 2011 is supporting the UN International Year of Forests 2011.

Earth Day 2010 is a pivotal opportunity for individuals, corporations and governments to join together and create a global green economy. Last year, more than 200 campaigns had registered at Earth Day Network, and have involved in about 760, 000 people.


Even though emissions have grown rapidly since 1990, China has managed to significantly reduce its emissions intensity (emissions per unit of GDP). In 2009, China announced plans to reduce the intensity of carbon dioxide emissions per unit of GDP in 2020 by 40 to 45 percent compared with the level of 2005.


Maldives []    'Twilight of the Giants' by Frans Lanting, 1986 

Spots that might disappear as global warms -- Asia 

Ten best nature photos of all time 

 An environment-friendly model is seen at an EarthFair held in Grand Central Station of New York, April 20, 2010. Many environment-friendly services and products were displayed at the six-day EarthFair which opened Monday to commemorate the upcoming Earth Day on April 22. [Xinhua]

Earth Day to be marked in Washington D.C. 

EarthFair in New York  





Climate Rally held to honor Earth Day in Washington

Colorful activities on Earth Day held in Philippines

• Italy celebrates Earth Day in country's green areas

• Pakistan observes World Earth Day

 New Yorkers to commemorate Earth Day

China active participant in global efforts to fight climate change

List of top 10 'green cars' released

EU satellite eyes impact of climate change on ice 

Climate change to blame for Mekong droughts

China urges more efforts to plant trees

Canada proposes regulations to reduce vehicles greenhouse gas emissions


• Earth Day illusion

 Protecting the earth

• Reflecting on Earth Day for the nation 

• Do meat-free meals serve up a genuine low-carbon lifestyle?

From Bonn to Cancun

Nation bets it all on green

Copenhagen summit fails to address real issues: experts

Debate: Climate change

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• Copenhagen Climate Change Conference

• Drought savages SW China


• Earth Day Network

• Earth Hour


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