Did you know the first #EarthDay was held in 1970?

Sustainability expert and John Curtin Distinguished Professor Peter Newman reflects on what’s changed and what still needs to be done to address climate change by 2050.

Peter Newman is the Professor of Sustainability at Curtin University. He sat on the Board of Infrastructure Australia and is the Co-ordinating Lead Author for Transport on the IPCC. He is also the brother of the co-founder of Lighter Footprints, Carolyn Ingvarson.

Peter attended the first Earth Day.

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Historical footage

Earth statistics 1970 to now

The most recent Earth Day, April 2021

Joe Biden’s Earth Day Climate Summit – Responses and related information

The Australian Prime Minister’s speech

Australian Science Media Centre

International Monetary Fund

Summary of country emissions targets