The first Earth Day was April 22, 1970 — a time of deep social and cultural division in the United States. Response was overwhelmingly positive. The day turned out to represent a cause people could get behind with unity. Now, 52 years later, with climate change becoming an increasingly critical issue, has Earth Day lost a bit of its charm? Host Ethan Brown shares some reflections on Earth Day 2022 in this week’s “Tip of the Iceberg.”
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