Weekly Earth News Round Up: March 28th
Humans Changing Earth’s Energy Flow; Questioning Earth’s Population; and Top Environmental Celebrities
The topic of planet earth is always top-of-mind in the media. Whether it’s coverage about Earth Day 2016, 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.
Human Impact Forms ‘Striking New Pattern’ In Earth’s Global Energy Flow
The impact humans have made on Earth in terms of how we produce and consume resources has formed a “striking new pattern” in the planet’s global energy flow, according to researchers from the University of Leicester.
Earth Hasn’t Heated Up This Fast Since the Dinosaurs’ End
People are sending carbon into the atmosphere ten times faster than during the hottest period in the past 66 million years, according to a new study.
Two Comets Recently Made Historic Near-Earth Flybys
A pair of comets recently zoomed past Earth, and their historic one-two flyby punch was caught on this video.
Innovative Geospatial Programs Turn High Schoolers Into Mapping Pros
At Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, Virginia, students have the opportunity to participate in an innovative program called Geospatial Semester, which is aimed at training them to be mapping pros.
How Many People Could Live on Earth?
If there’s one thing humans are good at, it’s populating the planet. However, at what stage does this become a very real worry? This Silicon Republic article explores this important question further.
Earth Day Coloring Contest
One local newspaper in Connecticut is hosting an Earth Day coloring contest. The winner will have their submission featured on the front page of the Earth Day issue of the newspaper.
Top 10 Environmentally Conscious Celebrities for Earth Day
From Leonardo DiCaprio to Miley Cyrus, there’s a wide-range of celebrities who are very environmentally conscious. Check out the definitive top 10 list of green celebrities here.