50th Earth Day 1970-2020

Submitted by admin on 22. April 2020 - 11:23

50th Earth Day 1970-2020

22 April 2020 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the first Earth Day, which was organized in the United States on 22 April 1970, helping to launch the environmental movement. It was initiated by Senator Gaylord Nelson after he saw the environmental damage from the Santa Barbara oil spill on the California coast the year before, and was organized by a group of young activists in Washington, DC. Twenty million Americans took part.

IEF Contribution to UN75

Submitted by admin on 1. April 2020 - 0:07


The United Nations is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2020 by reflecting on its future, and everyone is invited to contribute. The following is a brief description of many of the ways IEF and IEF members can participate in this process. As you will see, we are already engaged in various ways.

Global Social Health

Submitted by admin on 31. March 2020 - 13:39

Global Social Health

A new platform, Global Social Health www.globalsocialhealth.org, has been launched by the Foundation “Terry Madison for Virtues and Social Health” based in Bulgaria. It shares many of the same values as the International Environment Forum.

Does the Pandemic have a Silver Lining?

Submitted by Arthur Dahl on 19. March 2020 - 13:31

Does the Pandemic have a Silver Lining?

Arthur Lyon Dahl

Should we thank God for the Pandemic? It may seem weird to be thankful for a catastrophe. Human suffering is never something to be sought or revelled in. But the pandemic now sweeping the world, with its ultimate outcome still uncertain, may be a blessing in disguise or a cloud with a silver lining. Let me explain.

Climate Change Accelerating

Submitted by admin on 10. March 2020 - 22:01

UN study shows accelerating climate change on land, sea and in the atmosphere

World Meteorological Organization, 10 March 2020

A wide-ranging UN climate report, released on Tuesday, shows that climate change is having a major effect on all aspects of the environment, as well as on the health and wellbeing of the global population.

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