Earth Day 2024: Home

Earth Week at Portland Community College

Portland Community College will celebrate Earth Week April 20 - 26. All week long, you will find tabling fairs at each campus with numerous giveaways, activities and resources. Other events include an Oregon Garden field trip, Learning Garden tours and planting parties, a Climate Fiction booktalk, STEAM Center upcycling workshops and so much more!

See details and the full event calendar. 

Earth Day International 2024

Images of plastic pollution

The Earth Day 2024 Theme is Planet vs Plastics.  Learn about this international event:

Earth Day 2024

Climate and Environmental Literacy

One of the themes of the Earth Day organization is Climate and Environmental Literacy. These PCC Library research guides provide reliable - and sometimes entertaining! - resources for getting started.

Earth Day 1970 (CBS News with Walter Cronkite, 9 minutes)

Watch this video about the first Earth Day and the movement surrounding it in this 9 minute CBS video, focusing on Philadelphia.


Earth Day print and e-books