World Environment Day

World Environment Day Quick Facts - US

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2023 DateJune 5, 2023
2024 DateJune 5, 2024
World Environment Day

World Environment Day History

World Environment Day seeks to raise awareness about environmental issues. This day aims to encourage both people and nations to act. It hopes to curb climate change, minimize pollution, and create sustainable laws and goals to ensure the Earth’s health. This day further aims to reduce human consumption in order to reduce the overall impact on the global environment.

World Environment Day was established in 1972 by the UN General Assembly. It is observed annually on June 5th. Additionally, a theme is chosen and a host country is selected.

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World Environment Day Facts

  • The official host country in 2022 was Sweden. The theme is Only One Earth.
  • Top environmental issues to watch out for in 2022 Climate Action, Chemicals and Pollutions Action, Nature Action, Science Policy, Environmental Governance, Finance and Economic Transformations and Digital Transformations
  • According to worldenvironmentday.global, over 4.7 million hectares of forests are lost every year.
  • According to the Pew Research Center, in 2021, only 30% of the U.S. population supported efforts made to reduce the effects of climate change.

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