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  1. Dictionary.com’s Words To Inspire You For Earth Day

    We love the earth, it’s beautiful, amazing … and it needs our help. The phrase¬†Earth Day originated in 1969. It means “a day’s observance of the need to protect the Earth’s environment, in many countries on April 22.” The first Earth Day was organized by¬†Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin in 1970. He was upset that politics and media were not addressing the concerns of our …

  2. Getty

    The Changing Language Of Climate Change

    The language surrounding climate change is changing right alongside the climate itself.¬†But, it all began with¬†global warming¬†… What is¬†global warming¬†and¬†greenhouse gases? Climate change was first known to many of us as¬† global warming, a phrase dating to the 1950s that indicates “a longterm rise in Earth’s average atmospheric temperature.” The idea that global warming exists and could be attributed to human behavior, however, was first …