Weekly Earth News Round Up: June 27th
Climate Change Action Support High; Earth’s Mini-Moon; and Environmental Video Games for Kids
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: Poll Finds Support for Strong Action at Highest Level Since 2008
Support for strong action on climate change is at its highest level since 2008, according to a study commissioned by the Climate Institute.
City Leaders Unite to Find Ground-Level Climate Change Strategies
Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg has helped to form a community of more than 60 cities working in tandem to support the development of local-level initiatives like bike-sharing schemes to climate-friendly city infrastructure.
Earth Might Have A New Mini-Moon
NASA recently announced that a small asteroid has been locked into a highly elliptical orbit with Earth for the better part of a century.
Capsule Full of Space Station Junk Burned Up Over Earth
A large Cygnus cargo ship filled with Space Station trash that was released from the station re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean last week.
NASA Launches Official Apple TV App Featuring Real-Time View of Earth
NASA has launched its official app for the fourth-generation Apple TV, which allows users to enjoy a real-time view of the Earth from the International Space Station.
These 4 Games Will Teach Kids How We Can Tackle Climate Change
The nonprofit Games for Change recently presented four new games that tackle the most pressing challenge for humanity: climate change.
So You Think You Love Earth? Wait Until You See It in VR
In the future, we will be able to see the true majestic nature of Earth in virtual reality, according to this recent Wired story.
The Latest Ranking in the “Send a Skeptic to Space” Campaign
Donald Trump leads the current ranking in the “Send a Skeptic to Space” creative campaign. Be sure to listen to our exclusive podcast interview with Cam Walker of Friends of Earth Australia about this campaign here.