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Earth Day 2024 is a mix of woke and political correctness, so the Earth gets a raw deal

Posted on AllSides April 22nd, 2024
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"Planet vs Plastics" is the theme of Earth Day this year. Why?  Because, according to the event’s organizers, "plastics are a danger to humanity and all living creatures, disrupting the balance of life on Earth." Therefore, "EARTHDAY.ORG is unwavering in our commitment to end plastics for the sake of human and planetary health, demanding a 60% reduction in the production of ALL plastics by 2040."  

That sort of hyperbolic condemnation is typical of many recent Earth Days. The reality is that Earthlings and plastics must coexist. In many ways, plastics improve our quality of life. They have...

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