Weekly Earth News Round Up: July 3rd

Mayors Fight Trump; Unfortunate Plastic Binge; and Climate Change and Health

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.

U.S. Mayors Endorse 100 Percent Clean Energy in Repudiation of Donald Trump’s Climate Change Stance

Mayors from more than 250 US cities have voted to transition to 100 percent renewable energy in the next two decades, in a repudiation of President Donald Trump’s environmental policies.

A Million Bottles a Minute: World’s Plastic Binge ‘As Dangerous As Climate Change’

A million plastic bottles are bought around the world every minute and the number will jump another 20 percent by 2021 – creating an environmental crisis some campaigners predict will be as serious as climate change.

Climate Change Is Making Cities Sick

The Climate Change Adaptation Research Group at McGill University issued a study that points to how climate change is becoming a major public health concern for many global cities.

Google Earth Heads to the Classroom With National Geographic and PBS

Several organizations like the National Geographic Society, PBS Education, and Mission Blue have partnered with Google Earth to create the new education projects.

Important Factors to Consider Before Starting a Green Business

Here are some tips to consider before starting your own green business, which should also include securing a .Earth domain name.

These NASA Photographs of Earth’s Volcanoes Will Make You Feel Insanely Small

Forbes Magazine is offering these captivating images of the Earth’s volcanoes.

Cool .Earth Site Alert: Mayla.Earth

Please be sure to check out Mayla.Earth, a news website that celebrates the lives and successes of people who protect nature.

 

 

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