22 Apr '15, 9pm

Happy #EarthDay from @RickFedrizzi and all of us at @USGBC: "Thank you for making today possible."

Happy #EarthDay from @RickFedrizzi and all of us at @USGBC: "Thank you for making today possible."

As I was sitting over coffee watching the sun peek its nose over the horizon on this 22nd day of April—the 45th anniversary of Earth Day—I suddenly realized I wanted to say something to my fellow members of the “Aging Boomers Club:" Thank you. Thank you for Earth Day. Thank you for all it has done for our remarkable planet, for our children and our children’s children, and for—and I don’t know that I have the words to overstate this—our very future. And thank you too for making today possible. Oh, don’t get me wrong, we wide-eyed, bomb-fearing, TV-addicted, Beatles-worshipping, suburb-loving, post-war Baby Boomers did not invent environmental activism. We only learned it at the knees of rugged, daring, free-thinking individualists like Teddy Roosevelt, John D. Rockefeller, Ansel Adams, Henry David Thoreau, Aldo Leopold, Jacques Cousteau, John Muir, Rachel Carson, Robert Fr...

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