22 April: International Mother Earth Day
Updated: Apr 23, 2021
"We must act decisively to protect our planet from both the coronavirus and the existential threat of climate disruption". UN Secretary-General António Guterres
Today, let’s celebrate the International Mother Earth Day, a moment to reflect on climate change and man-made changes to nature.
Read the WUC Call to Climate Action for The City We Need (link: https://www.worldurbancampaign.org/post/call-for-climate-action-and-solutions)
United Nations RELEASE:
'Mother Earth is clearly urging a call to action. Nature is suffering. Oceans filling with plastic and turning more acidic. Extreme heat, wildfires and floods, as well as a record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season, have affected millions of people. Now we face COVID-19, a worldwide health pandemic link to the health of our ecosystem. (…)
Let’s remind more than ever in this International Mother Earth Day that we need a shift to a more sustainable economy that works for both people and the planet. Let’s promote harmony with nature and the Earth. Join the global movement to restore our world!
Discover the facts related to our progress on climate action HERE