Weekly Earth News Round Up: May 30th
Pope Challenges Trump; Climate Change Lawsuits on Rise; and Embracing Your Bucket List
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.
Pope Francis Presented Trump with His Encyclical on Climate Change
Last week, Pope Francis presented President Trump with a signed copy of “Laudato Si” – the pontiff’s 192-page work about climate change.
Since 2005 the G7 has Recognized Threat of Climate Change
Since 2005, the Group of Seven (G7) countries have recognized the threat of climate change and the need for a global agreement to address the issue.
Climate Change Lawsuits are on the Rise
Governments around the world are increasingly being challenged in court to do more to combat the threat of climate change.
Scientists Find Most Trashed Spot on Earth: A Once-Pristine Paradise
Two scientists report that a once-pristine paradise on Earth is now covered with plastic junk.
Humans Accidentally Created a Protective Bubble Around Earth
A pair of NASA space probes have detected an artificial bubble around Earth that forms when radio communications from the ground interact with high-energy radiation particles in space.
Life Noggin Creates a Video to Debunk the Flat Earth Theory
To help squelch the growing flat Earth movement, Life Noggin created this video that explains why the Earth is indeed round.
Boom in Commercial Satellites Coming
A government expert predicts there will be some 9,000 new commercial satellites alone launched over the next 10 years, enabling access to massive new databases of imagery, weather information, communications, missile monitoring and more.
Capturing the Earth as Art
Since 1996, a program sponsored by NASA has enabled school students around the world to remotely point and shoot a special camera on the International Space Station.
Cool .Earth Site Alert: BucketListClub.Earth
Please be sure to check out BucketListClub.Earth, a new type of travel agency that allows young people to add amazing trips and experiences to their “bucket lists.”