Weekly Earth News Round Up: April 3rd

Trump Dismantles Obama’s Climate Change Policies; Big Companies Defy Trump; and Making the Earth Smile

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. 

Trump Orders Government to Dismantle Obama’s Climate Change Policies

President Trump ordered the federal government to retreat from the battle against climate change launched by President Obama, issuing a directive aimed at dismantling the core policies that have made the U.S. a global leader in curbing emissions. 

Big Companies Defy Trump on Climate Change

Billion-dollar corporations are battling Trump on climate change because it is a serious concern for their businesses. 

Jane Goodall Calls Trump’s Climate Change Agenda “Immensely Depressing”

Leading conservationist Jane Goodall has condemned Donald Trump’s bid to rip up America’s climate change policies as “immensely depressing” and flying in the face of scientific evidence.

Energy Department Climate Office Bans Use of Phrase “Climate Change”

A supervisor at the Energy Department’s international climate office told his staff not to use the phrases “climate change,” “emissions reduction” or “Paris Agreement” in written memos, briefings or other written communication.

NASA Live Stream: Watch Incredible Footage Of Earth From Space

Be sure to check out NASA’s live video stream from International Space Station (ISS) – a nice reminder of the  pure beauty of Earth.

5 Realistic Ways for Businesses to Save Money by Going Green

Here’s an interesting take on how any business can maximize profitability by going green.

‘Planet Earth II’: An Exclusive Look at This Season’s Filming Firsts

Check out some early footage of ‘Planet Earth II,’ which features epic shots and never-before-seen animal behavior.

Earth Ranked Number One Party Planet

The satirical news site, The Onion, published a hilarious story about how Earth has been ranked the number one party planet by Princeton University.

Cool .Earth Site Alert: Kids-of.Earth

Please be sure to check out Kids-of.Earth, a Japanese nonprofit that aims to promote a recycling-oriented society that “makes the Earth smile.”

 

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