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The Department of Energy (DOE) celebrates Earth Day every year throughout the week of April 22nd.   DOE’s mission involves ensuring America’s energy security and prosperity by addressing environmental challenges. 

Earth Day 2022 at DOE will be held the week of April 18 - 22, 2022. The Office of Sustainable Environmental Stewardship (EHSS-21) under the Office of Environment, Health, Safety and Security (EHSS) led the DOE’s Earth Day celebrations at DOE Headquarters.

Earth Day will be celebrated virtually this year.  DOE’s Earth Day celebrations involved contests, informational take-home resources, and more!

Contest winners will be announced the week of Earth Day via DOECAST, posted on the Earth Day Powerpedia page, posted to, and showcased on the Message of the Day. 

The 2022 Earth Day Photo Contest winners are illustrated in the poster below:

2022 DOE Earth Day - 6 Contest Winning Photos

The Earth Day 2022 Haiku contest winner was written by Josh Dinkin from DOE HQ/Forrestal.

Treetops gently sway 

Like a graceful green ballet 

Celebrating Earth 

Earth Day Message from DOE's Chief Sustainability Officer Ingrid Kolb

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Hear from DOE’s Chief Sustainability Officer Ingrid Kolb about DOE’s main strategies to combat the climate crisis, as well as highlight climate adaptation and resilience projects across DOE sites.
Video courtesy of the Department of Energy