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Earth Day

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Top Earth Day Articles

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  • Aetna Adds Solar Capabilities To Windsor Office Location

     Aetna Adds Solar Capabilities To Windsor Office Location
    Aetna said Monday it is conducting finals tests on 975 solar panels that cover a field next to the insurer's Windsor office — doubling Aetna's solar energy capabilities in Connecticut. In conjunction with Earth Day on Monday, Aetna said the solar...
  • Watch the trailer for Disneynature's 'Bears'

    Watch the trailer for Disneynature's 'Bears'
    Got plans for Earth Day 2014? If not, Disney has an option for you that's sure to tug on your heart strings. Following up on its 2012 nature documentary "Chimpanzee," which also opened on Earth Day and went on to make $29 million, Disneynature will...
  • Surf City gets serious

    Surf City gets serious
    Ed Begley Jr. was one of the estimated 20 million Americans who overran streets, parks and universities during the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970. His venue of choice was Pershing Square in Los Angeles. That was also the year when he embarked on a...
  • Expo quenches thirst for water conservation knowledge

    Expo quenches thirst for water conservation knowledge
    Earth Day's younger brother came to Laguna Beach last weekend. The Laguna Beach County Water District opened its doors to the public Saturday and Sunday, hoping to boost attendees' water IQ while exhibitors offered tips on how to plant a raised garden...
  • Dr. Seuss goes to Washington

     Dr. Seuss goes to Washington
    Sen. Ted Cruz has egg on his face. Green egg. On Tuesday, during his 21-hour marathon "filibuster" against Obamacare, he read aloud to his daughters back home the Dr. Seuss book "Green Eggs and Ham." But he clearly missed its message. In the Seuss...
  • State agency to compost food scraps

    State agency to compost food scraps
    Talk about leading by example -- the Maryland Department of the Environment announced Monday that it would begin collecting food scraps at its Baltimore headquarters for composting. The Earth Day announcement comes on the heels of Howard County...
  • Emanuel's trade: recycling carts for soft drink plugs

    Emanuel's trade: recycling carts for soft drink plugs
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday announced his latest partnership with Coca-Cola: The soft drink giant will pay for 50,000 blue recycling carts for Chicago homes and in return gets to put images of Coke products on the lids of the familiar bins. Emanuel tied...
  • Mailbag: Headline wrongly implies support for a hotel [corrected]

    Re. "Newport hotel wins vast support," (April 24): A front-page article in the Daily Pilot shows a headline that claims Newport residents overwhelmingly support a hotel on the site of the old City Hall. This is very misleading, given that there were...
  • Hansen: Saving the earth from ourselves

    Most people will not admit this out loud, but we have made fun of Earth Day. With its unrealistic solar ovens and organic patchouli oil, over the past 40 years it has grown into a bloated caricature of itself. And now in Laguna Beach we have added its...
  • More to Earth Day than climate scare

    More to Earth Day than climate scare
    I was happy to see that National Aquarium CEO John Racanelli wrote about the important activities that we, as individuals and as a society, can do to protect the environment, without once mentioning the impossible goal of "stopping climate change" ("...
  • Palm Crest students get down to earth

    Palm Crest students get down to earth
    How can one person help save a planet, and what would that process look like? Students at Palm Crest Elementary School took one step closer to finding their own answers Saturday when they worked with parents and teachers to construct an on-campus garden...