World Environment Day June 5th

Today, June 5th, people across the world are uniting to celebrate World Environment Day. Originally established by the United Nation Environment Programme (UNEP), the day serves as a reminder to world citizens, business leaders, and politicians to take action in helping restore Mama Earth. This year's emphasis is on climate change.

To draw eco-awareness to our global home, the day is chock full of activities with much buzz around one campaign in particular—Together. The online resource is already a hit in the UK and was created by international NGO, The Climate Group, which works with governments and businesses around the world to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and accelerate a low carbon economy.

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is saying 'Hasta la Vista' to climate change by helping bring Together stateside, providing American citizens with easy ways to fight global warming.

If you're in the New York-area today head over to Times Square where environmental heavy weights such as Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary General, Steve Howard, CEO of The Climate Group, and environmental expert, Simran Sethi are gathering to celebrate the Together campaign. Otherwise, honor the day by checking out tips from Together and UNEP's World Environment Day Alphabet – 80 Ways to Celebrate—and then take action.

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