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N.H. Climate Activists Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day in A Changed World

Jordyn Haime
From the Portsmouth climate strike last fall.

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change seemed to have captured global attention. Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, celebrated amid a global pandemic and stay-at-home orders. How has COVID-19 changed things for climate activists and policymakers - and what do these two global crises have in common, here in New Hampshire and beyond? 

Airdate: Wednesday, April 22, 2020


  • Erich Osterberg - Associate Professor of Earth Sciences at Dartmouth College.
  • Shannon Jackson - 350 New Hampshire Youth Convening & Accountability Lead and a senior from Nottingham at Coe-Brown Academy.
  • Kai Parlett - 350 New Hampshire Absorption & Recruitment Fellow, and a senior from Randolph at the Holderness School.
  • Annie Ropeik: NHPR Environment Reporter.
  • Roger Stephenson - Union of Concerned Scientists, Northeast Regional Advocacy Director.
  • Lilly Tague-Bleau - 350 New Hampshire Youth Action Lead, and a sophomore at Manchester Central High School.

Click here to take our short survey onhow you're thinking about climate change during the pandemic.

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