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An Earth Day for Liberals and Conservatives

In 1970, Democratic Senator Gaylord Nelson and Republican Congressman Pete McCloskey came together for the first Earth Day. It was a different time. There was bipartisan support for regulating dirty factories, toxic dumps, polluted water, and the loss of wilderness. President Richard Nixon established the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and enacted most of our environmental laws. President Ronald Reagan designated […]

April 22nd

Jimmy Carter, a Leader on Environmental Issues

Former president Jimmy Carter is an outstanding leader on environmental issues. Like Desmond Tutu and Pope Benedict XVI, he is a man who successfully blends faith and respect for nature to enact real change in the world. Raised a Southern Baptist, the man is a tireless advocate for social justice and peace. His work since […]

April 23rd