Activists, students, and residents rallied for climate action during the Newton Democratic City Committee’s Earth Day event.
We are finding ourselves at the crux of a sociopolitical and ecological tipping point, where we need to pressure the government to take definitive action against climate change. Although we don’t quite have groups of hippies acting as our guides, that does not mean we should throw in the towel because we think the government won’t listen or that we are too young or inexperienced to incite change.
Thumbs Up: Earth Day Thursday was the 51st annual Earth Day since 1970. President Joe Biden hosted the Leaders Summit on Climate on Thursday and Friday in order to discuss the urgency and benefits of strong climate action. We only have one Earth—there is no planet B—so taking action and taking care are huge thumbs…
In celebration of Earth Day, Climate Justice at Boston College, along with student groups from 12 other universities, took the celebration online.