Earth Day 1970: Passion, protests and ‘serious fun’

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Earth Day 1970: Passion, protests and ‘serious fun’

Climate & Capital’s John Howell looks back on April 22, 1970, a day of hippies, parties, music, marches that would change the world forever.                                           Another day, another protest. That’s how it felt on April 22, 1970, in New York City, when I walked out of my dorm at Union Theological Seminary to join in the first official Earth Day. It was a crisp spring morning — perfect to be out…

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