It always felt like “Earth Day” was the wrong holiday. Earth is a hunk of rock hurtling through space, there's literally nothing we can do to change that. “Earth” is gonna be fine. Humans are fucked, though.
@annika Totally agree. I'm not a fan of the brand of deep ecology that cares about about the rest of the biosphere than it does about humans. Like, yes, we should be protecting the environment and the biosphere, but the reason for doing so should be to keep humans alive. The Earth and "nature" will continue along without us. Even if we make the world uninhabitable for humans, other life will find a way to continue.