Weekly Earth News Round Up: June 12th

States and Cities Fight Trump on Climate Change; SpaceX and Satellites; and Shatner Goes to GEOINT 2017

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.

Despite Trump, Many Cities and States are Fighting Climate Change

In the wake of President Trump’s disastrous decision about the Paris Agreement, many states and cities are stepping in to fill the gaps.

Barack Obama Decries Lack of U.S. Leadership on Climate Change

Former U.S. president Barack Obama has again decried what he calls the lack of American leadership on climate change.

Elite U.S. Universities Defy Trump on Climate Change

The most prestigious universities in the U.S. have reaffirmed their commitment to tackling climate change, in spite of Donald Trump’s decision to pull the country out of the Paris Agreement.

Scientists Linked Another Record-Breaking Weather Event to Climate Change

A new study found that last April’s record-breaking temperatures can actually be attributed to human-influenced global warming.

SpaceX Wants to Launch Thousands of Satellites

Elon Musk has a new vision to launch 11,943 satellites that will give fast Internet access to the globe.

William Shatner Stops By GEOINT 2017, Pitches NASA TV Program

Captain James T. Kirk himself, actor William Shatner, visited the opening ceremonies of the annual GEOINT Symposium last week.

The 2017 GreenBiz 30 Under 30

GreenBiz just published its annual “30 Under 30” list that focuses on emerging leaders who are shaping the next generation of sustainable business.

Cool .Earth Site Alert: RegenerativeCommunities.Earth

Please be sure to check out RegenerativeCommunities.Earth, a strategic grassroots effort to enhancing sustainability on a community level.

 

 

 

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