No, not Earth Day, but an earth day: ["Earth's day length shortened by Japan earthquake"].
And if we ever needed another reason to take the nuclear power option off the table, we do now: ["Blast destroys nuclear power station roof in Japan"].
Beyond the dangers of nuclear power, no one knows what to do with the waste, which supposedly lasts 10,000 years.
The best thing to do is start building millions of windmills and solar panels, both as utilities and individuals. Just half the Pentagon budget for one year could purchase nearly 18 million windmills for homes and businesses, at the retail price, never mind the wholesale price.
And with some pretty cool plug-in hybrids coming out, like this Volvo V-60 which allegedly will run 30 minutes on batteries and then get another 123 miles per gallon, coming out next year: ["Volvo to Show Production-Ready 2012 V60 Plug-In Hybrid Wagon at Geneva"], there is no excuse not to make these changes now.