Weekly Earth News Round Up: August 28th
Exxon Mobil Misled Public on Climate Change; Flat Earth and the Eclipse; and a New Urban Electric Car
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 Costs Will Hit Trump Country Hardest
In the USA, the southeastern states are most vulnerable to the costly impacts from human-caused climate change, according to a new study.
Exxon Mobil ‘Misled’ Public on Climate Change for 40 Years, Harvard Study Finds
Exxon Mobil deliberately deceived the public about the dangers of climate change for four decades, a new Harvard University study finds.
Warmer Waters from Climate Change Causing Fish to Shrink In Size, Study Finds
Fish could dramatically shrink in size as ocean temperatures rise because of climate change, according to a new study.
Enormous Near-Earth Asteroid Will Safely Fly by Earth Sept. 1
An asteroid named Florence that will safely sweep past Earth on Sept. 1 is the largest object to give our planet a close shave since NASA began tracking near-Earth asteroids.
The Solar Eclipse Just Proved Earth is Flat?
Many Flat Earthers believe that last week’s major solar eclipse reinforces their belief that our planet is flat.
Scientists Are Solving the Mystery of Earth’s Thermostat
Scientists are researching the possibility of a planetary thermostat keeping climate change in check.
Satellites That Can Image Earth at Night, And Through Clouds, Near Launch
Now a new microsatellite company, ICEYE, says it is moving forward with development and deployment of its synthetic-aperture radar technology.
Cool .Earth Site Alert: Uniti.Earth
Please be sure to check out Uniti.Earth, a Swedish startup developing an electric city car optimized for high performance and agility in urban environments.