Weekly Earth News Round Up: June 26th

Earth is Under Threat; Trump is Embarrassing; and Too Hot to Fly Airplanes

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.

Stephen Hawking Says Earth is Under Threat and Humans Need to Leave

Stephen Hawking has warned that Earth is under threat and that humans must leave in the next few centuries if we are to survive.

Bloomberg: Trump’s Climate Change Denial Is ‘Embarrassing’

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that it is “embarrassing” that President Trump is denying climate change.

Trump Isn’t Alone: 12 Percent of Americans Think Climate Change Isn’t Real

Only 12 percent of Americans doubt the existence of climate change, a new poll has found—just slightly more than the number of people who believe chocolate milk comes from brown cows.

It’s so Hot In Phoenix That Airplanes Can’t Fly

Last week, it was so hot in Arizona that dozens of flights were canceled at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

PLATO Spacecraft to Find New Earth-Like Exoplanets

European Space Agency (ESA) is officially launching the PLATO mission, which is a planet-hunting project that will look for planets just like our own.

What If the Earth Suddenly Turned Flat?

Gizmodo asked a number of experts about what would happen if the Earth suddenly became flat — with the answer being certain death for all living creatures.

This Map Reveals How Climate Change is Already Affecting Your Health

A recent report from the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health reveals that different geographic regions in the U.S. are facing a range of effects due to climate change.

GIS Market to Reach $17,510.9 Million by 2023

The global GIS market is expected to increase from $8,985.5 million in 2016, to reach $17,510.9 million by 2023.

Cool .Earth Site Alert: Biotree.Earth

Please be sure to check out Biotree.Earth, makers of a 100 percent biodegradable cremation urn that has been designed to change the way we view the passing of a loved one by celebrating a life with a living memorial in the form of a tree.

 

 

 

 

 

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