Celebrities Celebrate Earth Day

Apr. 22 2009, Published 9:41 a.m. ET

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Stars are getting the message out for Earth Day hoping to raise environmental awareness.  Some have contributed to a series of public service announcements, other via Twitter and more. has compiled a list of a number of entertainers who are passionate about saving the planet.

Michael Phelps via Twitter wants you get your green on

“Good morning earth day twitters! Happy Earth Day today! Let's all take part today and do something environmently friendly! Yes you can! :)”

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Cate Blanchett on the world’s biggest issue:

"I think there's no bigger issue facing us as a species than climate change. But there is an opportunity to reassess the way we live and of course as a human being I think about that every day in relation to the future of children."

Ryan Seacrest via Twitter says limit your usage

“Not using electric blowdryer, recycling speidi gossip on e!, conserving sleep. RT @SiKeo Happy Earth Day! What are you doing to celebrate?”

Cameron Diaz on overcoming global warming objections

"If 98 doctors tell me my son is sick and he needs care, and two of them says no he'll be fine. I'm going to go with the 98 doctors. If all the scientists, and there's not one bit of scientific proof that can rebut and dispute the science that says its actually happening, and forget about the science of it all, we know that it's happening."

Dane Cook via Twitter jokingly combines two concerns

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“Earth Day's here. In wanting 2 keep the important gay rights topic in the headlines I'm releasing sum significant news. The Earth is gay.”

Kermit the Frog, whose signature song is “It’s Not Easy Being Green” says it’s easy now

“You know it’s a funny thing, I think about that back when I did that song of course, you know, it was about accepting one’s self for who one is.  And now green is something that’s taken on a whole new meaning so it’s kind of evolved into a whole new thing and, I mean, I think it’s really nice.  And so, in that way, it’s easier on both counts… I’d say it probably is easier being green and I support it – on both counts.   That’s very philosophical.   It took me a while to spit all that out, but what the hey.”

Paula Abdul via Twitter suggest people check out a web site for ways to help

“Happy Earth Day! Check out For tips on how to go green!!!”

Singer K-T Tunstall suggests enlisting other companies to get onboard

"Just before I released my first album, I met a great guy who set up an organization called, and they basically help artists and actors and actresses green their lives because they've got a good platform to kind of raise awareness with people. So I started carbon-neutralizing my album from the start. I've now got a forest



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