Weekly Earth News Round Up: September 25th

Climate Change Making People Sicker; Oil Companies Being Sued; and Replenishing Earth

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.

Climate Change Is Already Making People Sicker

Leaders at the UN say that while more countries are explicitly calling out the health risks that come from climate change, there’s still more work to do.

Trump’s NASA Nominee Wants to Study Climate Change on Mars—But Not on Earth

President Trump’s nominee to lead NASA appears to be more focused on studying climate change on Mars, as opposed to Earth.

President Trump’s Outrageous UN Silence on Climate Change

In his debut speech before the United Nations General Assembly, Trump found no place to mention the moral obligation the world’s leaders have to protect the future of our planet.

San Francisco and Oakland are Suing Oil Companies For Climate Change

The cities of San Francisco and Oakland are suing some of the world’s largest oil companies over climate change, joining an emerging legal effort to hold the fossil fuel industry accountable for the damages wrought by rising seas.

Researchers Produce Estimate of Earth’s Elemental Composition

Researchers in Australia have produced the most comprehensive estimate yet of Earth’s composition, which helps in understanding how our planet formed about 4.6 billion years ago.

Three Asteroids Give Earth A Close Shave in a Single Week

In the past week, astronomers discovered three never-before-seen asteroids as they whizzed by Earth significantly closer than the vast majority of passing space rocks.

Mystery Sign Claiming the Earth is Flat Appears on New Zealand Beach

A local flat Earth conspiracy theorist recently put up a sign on a popular New Zealand beach to float the idea that the earth is in fact a flat disc.

Cool .Earth Site Alert: Replenish.Earth

Please be sure to check out Replenish.Earth, a diverse organization that is advocating for living in harmony with nature.

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