That was a question posed to me about my own essentials-only Earth Day post. I think my answer in comments requires it’s own entry.
"…what’s wrong with Earth Day?"
I encourage you to read and understand both. It’s only the tip of the iceberg. In terms of fundamentals, what’s wrong with it is: collectivism.
Both posts are must-reads, and take particular note of Don Boudreaux’s post that Greg links to.