Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin, the founder of Earth Day, invoked “responsible scientists” to warn that “accelerating rates of air pollution could become so serious by the 1980s that many people may be forced on the worst days to wear breathing helmets to survive outdoors. It has also been predicted that in 20 years man will live in domed cities.”
Environmentalist, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Character, Funny, Brilliance, Oops
San Francisco may be the greenest city in the nation, but some residents have a funny way of showing their appreciation. On Earth Day, Marina district residents took their celebrations a little too far, leaving behind a Fort Mason disaster zone.
Environmentalist, Liberal, Crime, Murder
Ira Einhorn was on stage hosting the first Earth Day event at the Fairmount Park in Philadelphia on April 22, 1970. Seven years later, police raided his closet and found the "composted" body of his ex-girlfriend inside a trunk.
Environmentalist, Liberal, Character, Oops, Murder
It may be troubling for some to learn that an icon of the ecological movement and a self-claimed co-founder of Earth Day is a cold-blooded murderer. His name is Ira Einhorn, a.k.a. "The Unicorn Killer." He is so-named because Einhorn means unicorn in German.