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Earth Day 2017 is This Saturday

This Saturday, April 22nd, marks the 47th annual celebration of Earth Day around the globe. First celebrated in 1970 across schools and universities in the United States, Earth Day is credited with starting the contemporary environmental conservation movement, and has been a yearly call to action to create awareness of...
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Did You Know

  • Earth Day was founded in 1970.  U.S. Senatory Gaylord Nelwo of Wisconsin called for a nationwide demonstration in the spring of 1970 aimed to raise awareness of environmental issues.  It worked.  The first national Earth Day was April 22, 1970. 


Upcoming Events

  • Earth Hour 2018- Be a Green Leader!
  • For the tenth year in a row,  we are gearing up to kick off Weill Cornell Medicine's year-long energy savings plan, and need your help to make it happen.

    Join us as a Green Leader and enroll coworkers in your area for both the WCM Unpower Hour 2018 on Thursday, March 22 Earth Hour 2018 on Saturday, March 24
    Earth Hour is an initiative by WWF to create awareness about climate change and the power of individuals to create a tangible positive impact on the planet. Every year, millions of people around the world take part in this annual symbolic lights out event on a Saturday night, from 8:30 to 9:30 PM local time. Weill Cornell Medicine is joining this event for the tenth consecutive year with its work-day version of Earth Hour on Thursday, March 22 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM . 
    As a Green Leader, you can help us by signing up colleagues in your area before the events. We'll give you free gifts to hand out and a green shopping bag full of eco-friendly goodies.
    Help us break records in attendance again and raise awareness for a sustainable approach at work, school, and home!