Weekly Earth News Round Up: July 5th
Brexit and Climate Change; Earth’s Water Came from Space; and Neil Young’s New Album
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.
What Brexit Means for Addressing Climate Change
The future of energy and environmental policy in the United Kingdom and the European Union has been thrown into question following the U.K.’s recent vote to leave the E.U.
Top U.S. Science Organizations Hammer Congress on Climate Change – Again
Thirty-one of the largest U.S. science societies — collectively representing millions of scientists – recently sent a letter to Congress urging lawmakers to recognize anthropogenic climate change and to take decisive action.
Meteorite Reinforces Idea That Earth’s Water Came from Outer Space
New research supports the theory that Earth’s water actually came from a meteorite found in Antarctica.
Earth’s Ozone is on the Path to Recovery
A new study predicts the hole in the stratosphere could be completely healed by the middle of the century.
Paris Floods Made Almost Twice as Likely by Climate Change
According to new research, the recent Paris floods were most likely due to climate change.
Google Earth Gets a Major Visual Upgrade
Google Earth’s satellite images have been recently replaced with newer, crisper versions from Landsat 8, the newest sensor in the USGS and NASA Landsat program.
“Queen of Earth” Movie Review
Elisabeth Moss and Katherine Waterston play a pair of friends locked in a dysfunctional relationship poisoned by resentment in a new film called “Queen of Earth.”
Neil Young Digs Up Back Catalogue for Earth Live Album
Neil Young recently released a live album called “Earth,” which is “a collection of 13 songs from throughout my life, songs I have written about living here on our planet together,” according to Young.