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Earth Day

April 22nd is Earth Day. What do you think about on this day? Are you concerned about climate change? The environment? What ideas do you support for saving our planet for future generations? Or do you think worries about climate change are unnecessary? Think back… how have attitudes toward the environment changed? Air and water pollution? Sources of energy? Share your Earth Day stories forward.

Stories on This Week's Writing Prompt

Featured Story

Earth Day 2019: The Notre Dame Fire
This Earth Day, let’s keep in mind that our actions today can improve our health and well-being tomorrow, provide a brighter [...]

Readers’ Choice

Pollution
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In 1965, Tom Lehrer recorded the song “Pollution,” purporting to give advice to a foreign traveler visiting the [...]
Hope is a thing with feathers
Genuine, hopeful retreat is possible.
Earth Day Embarrassment
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Earth Day was thought up by Wisconsin Sen. Gaylord Nelson when he, along with many Americans, became outraged by a 1969 oil [...]
When I first heard that the earth was in trouble
On my first day as a Stanford University student in the fall of 1968, the sun was intense in a cloudless sky, and I was [...]
Mother
Mother Once a Native American man told me that if you lie face down  with head pointed north and feet pointed south the earth [...]
At Our Peril
Climate change is real, pervasive, and all but overwhelms me when I think about it. Every day there is some new, shocking [...]

Stories from the Previous Prompt

Taxes

The Taxman Cometh
From my father, I inherited the importance of honesty and fairness regarding taxes.
I’m Game, You?
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“When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust man less on the same amount of income”. Said by [...]

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Of Shoes–and Ships–and Sealing Wax
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Missing Out on Aruba
Spring break on Aruba? Oh yeah! There was only one problem.
Prompted By Spring Break

Think back about …

Earth Day

April 22nd is Earth Day. What do you think about on this day? Are you concerned about climate change? The environment? What ideas do you support for saving our planet for future generations? Or do you think worries about climate change are unnecessary? Think back… how have attitudes toward the environment changed? Air and water pollution? Sources of energy? Share your Earth Day stories forward.

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