Weekly Earth News Round Up: July 10th
Global Climate Fight Against Trump; Earth-Threatening Mystery Planet; and Creating Green Entrepreneurs
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 Pulling Out of the Paris Agreement Led to a Stronger Global Climate Change Plan
Despite Trump, the leaders of the world’s largest economies gathered at the G20 to reaffirm their commitment to fostering clean energy development and implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Merkel: Trump’s Climate Change Stance “Regrettable”
President Donald Trump’s position on climate change was termed “regrettable” by German Chancellor Angela Merkel in her closing remarks at the G20 summit.
Hopes of Mild Climate Change Dashed by New Research
Hopes that the world’s huge carbon emissions might not drive temperatures up to dangerous levels have been dashed by new research.
The Mystery Planet That Could Destroy the Earth
New research hypothesizes that the newly discovered Planet 9 has the potential to destroy planet Earth.
30 Percent of the Energy Sent to Earth Bounces Back Into Outer Space
30 percent of the energy sent to Earth bounces back into outer space, stabilizing the global thermostat.
Successful Geospatial Data Searching Strategies
This Directions Magazine op-ed highlights how to best leverage geospatial data searching capabilities for enhancing decision-making.
Meet the Creative Entrepreneurs Who Invented Green Businesses
Here’s an excerpt from “Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship” by Geoffrey Jones, which highlights some of the most creative eco-business minds.
Cool .Earth Site Alert: Act.Earth
Please be sure to check out Act.Earth, a leading environmental consulting and remediation company in the New York Tri-State area.