Weekly Earth News Round Up: January 23rd

Earth Hits Record Temperatures; Climate Change Concerns High; and Trump is President

The topic of planet earth is always top-of-mind in the media. Whether it’s coverage about Earth Day, new environmental legislation, or the latest earth-imaging innovations, there is no shortage of stories to keep on top of – which can be overwhelming. This is why Voices.Earth is providing all of the actionable earth news you need in one place with our Weekly Earth News Round Up.

Earth Sets a Temperature Record for the Third Straight Year

Marking another milestone for a changing planet, scientists reported that the Earth reached its highest temperature on record in 2016.

Climate Change Concerns in U.S. Hit Record Levels

Concern about climate change in America has returned to record levels as global warming denier Donald Trump is now the 45th US President, according to a new poll.

What Environmental Legal Challenges Can Businesses Expect from Activists During Trump’s Rein?

Under the new Trump administration, a rollback in environmental regulations or enforcement may mean an increase in citizen lawsuits and private litigation, according to this recent Environmental Leader article.

New Study Suggests Massive Solar Storm Could Ravage Earth

New research shows that solar storm-caused blackouts could cost the United States a hefty $41.5 billion per day.

Climate Change Means Fewer Days of Perfect Weather

According to a new study, mild weather days worldwide will decline tremendously as overall temperatures rise.

U.S. Crop Harvests Could Suffer with Climate Change

Shifting climate patterns in North America could hit U.S. crop production hard, possibly even halving the production of corn by the end of the century, a new study finds.

Pictures Reveal One of the Last Unexplored Places on Earth

More than 13,000 feet under the sea, scientists have found a volcanic wonderland unlike any other place on Earth.

Cool .Earth Site Alert: Listening.Earth

Please be sure to check out Listening.Earth, which offers a catalogue of “natural soundscapes for everyday listening.”

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