Who invented Go Green? Most people associate the beginning of the green movement and environmentalism with the publication of Silent Spring by Rachel Carson in the 1970’s. Surprisingly, it dates back even further, to Henry David Thoreau’s writings in the 19th century.
When was Go Green started? Through weeks of exhaustive research, she determined no such program existed. So, she wrote one. In July 2002, she created the Go Green Initiative at her kitchen table. Today, the Go Green Initiative is the nation’s fastest growing comprehensive environmental action program for schools.
Why is it called Going Green? “Going green” means to pursue knowledge and practices that can lead to more environmentally friendly and ecologically responsible decisions and lifestyles, which can help protect the environment and sustain its natural resources for current and future generations.
Who started Go Green in India? During the One India Ride and Gita Sadbhavana Yatra where Pritpal Singh Pannu planted saplings across the country with his own hands, in Guru Nanak Sadbhawna Yatra, apart from India he spread message of go green in Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka also.