Sunday, April 20, 2014

The Beatles and Sustainability

As we approach Earth Day, 2014, it's worth taking a trip back in time to 1970 when we had the first Earth Day.  I was still in my first decade.  The Beatles released their final album, Let It Be, in May of that year, just a handful of days after the big Earth Day event.  While the Beatles were not necessarily a group clearly tied to the environmental movement of the 1960's, they were linked by the broad countercultural youth movement.  We have that era to thank for things like the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the US EPA.

Happy Earth Day 2014.

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