Weekly Earth News Round Up: July 25th
Warmest June on Record; UK Needs More Money to Fight Climate Change; and The Earth is Flat
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.
June 2016: Earth’s 14th Straight Record Warm Month
June 2016 was the Earth’s warmest June since weather records began in 1880, according to a report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
U.K. Seen Needing $39 Billion More to Tackle Climate Change
Britain’s ambition to virtually eliminate its greenhouse gas pollution will cost 30 billion pounds ($39.4 billion) more to achieve because the government abandoned plans to spur carbon capture and storage technology.
Ancient Rocks Reveal How Earth Recovered from Mass Extinction
New research sheds a light on why life on Earth took millions of years to recover from the greatest mass extinction of all time.
Group Clones Giant Trees to Fight Climate Change
The nonprofit Archangel Ancient Tree Archive is climbing and cloning the world’s oldest and largest trees, including California’s giant sequoias and coast redwoods, to help combat global warming. Here’s our recent in-depth story about this organization.
Climate Change Threats To Water Quality
Scientists are examining how record-breaking harmful algal blooms are a result of climate change.
Good News: Earth’s Ozone Hole Is Healing
Scientists say a hole in Earth’s protective ozone layer is starting to heal.
Proof that the Earth is Flat?
A new book hopes to blow the lid on the biggest conspiracy of all time – the fact that world governments are claiming that the Earth is round.
Poets and Aliens: An Interview with the Author of “Earth Alone”
Huffington Post offers this Q&A interview with Daniel Arenson, the author of “Earth Alone.”