It was during the waning weeks before my high school graduation.
College students and hippies did a great job promoting it. Seriously.
The pollution was so bad in the Cuyahoga River that it caught fire in 1969.
Things were pretty bad in most populated areas back in those days.
Much good came from that first Earth Day.
Of course, the good is always shadowed by the bad.
Every good idea spawns hordes of opportunists and alarmists.
When you say something is going to happen and it doesn't, folks do notice.
They keep score.
DOOM hyperbole isn't science and it isn't working.
Climate scare-tactics create more skeptical cynics than believers.
No matter how you flavor it, bullshit always smells like bullshit.