In 1970, the modern movement known as Earth Day was born from a need to slow down the negative effects of our fast-paced lives on the environment. While we are much more environmentally cautious these days, we are seeing the consequences of our actions. Here are a few uncomfortable statistics provided by dosomething.org:
While children make up 10% of the world’s population, over 40% of the global burden of disease falls on them.  They’re being left to clean up our mess. Worse, more than 3 million children under age five die annually from environmental factors.  Waiting until tomorrow to take action, got us in this predicament. How about we join and start today?