On TheBlaze TV’s “Pat and Stu Show” Monday, the crew aired a video detailing the curious history of Earth Day. We thought you’d find it interesting:

As for the video, the information was compiled by TheBlaze TV staff from a variety of sources. They provided a bibliography below:

  1. Angry Coordinator of Earth Day”, New York Times, April 23, 1970
  2. Treading Lightly: One Small Step at a Time”, Seattle Times, April 21, 2002
  3. Gaylord A. Nelson, Founder of Earth Day, Is Dead at 89”, New York Times, July 4, 2005
  4. Earth Day: The Rough Draft”, The Nelson Collection, Wisconsin Historical Society
  5. The Gaylord Nelson Newsletter”, November 1969
  6. Bunyan, James and Fisher, Harold Henry, “The Bolshevik Revolution, 1917-1918: Documents and Materials”, pg. 129
  7. Shtil’mark, Feliks Robertovich, “History of the Russian Zapovedniks: 1895-1995”, pg. 34
  8. Von Liebig, Justus, “Organic Chemistry in Its Application to Agriculture and Physiology”
  9. Marx, Karl, “Das Kapital”