Earth Day on the National Mall in Washington DC will be the centerpiece of Earth Day in the United States. Hundreds of thousands of environmentally-conscious people from all walks of life and all parts of the country will be joined by civic leaders and celebrities for this special event to galvanize the environmental movement.
Participants on the National Mall will be standing in solidarity with the millions of people rallying at Earth Day events around the world from Rome to Rio, Beijing to Beirut. Together, we will Mobilize The Earth and build a sustainable future. Earth Day is also the official launch of UNEP’s Bridging the Gap initiative.
Earth Day on the National Mall 2010 musical headliners included Sting, John Legend, Joss Stone, The Roots, Mavis Staples, Jimmy Cliff, Bob Weir and more. Speakers included James Cameron, Jesse Jackson, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, Denis Hayes, Billy Demong, Robert Kennedy Jr. and many others.
Be sure to check out the UNEP RONA booth when visiting Earth Day on the National Mall!