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Weekly Earth News Round Up: May 8th

Climate Change and Global Security Threat; Green Businesses Fight Trump; and More Turbulence

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.

NATO Warns Climate Change is ‘Global Security Threat’

A NATO general has warned that climate change poses a global security threat as President Trump prepares to make a decision on whether to pull out of the Paris Agreement.

Meet the Republicans Taking on Climate Change

Seventeen Republicans introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives in March acknowledging the science of man-made global warming and calling for action.  

Global Warming ‘Hiatus’ Confirms Humans Are Changing the Climate

While the global warming ‘hiatus’ from 1998 to 2012 puzzled scientists, new research shows that this was also caused by human activity. 

Green Businesses Nationwide Urge Trump Administration to Stay in the Paris Climate Agreement

Green America’s Green Business Network is urging the Trump Administration to keep the United States in the Paris Climate Agreement.

Stephen Hawking: Humanity Only Has 100 Years Left on Earth Before Doomsday

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking thinks we have 100 years left before doomsday — and we need to get off Earth long before that comes to pass.

Geospatial Intelligence Director Talks Satellite Technology and Government Intelligence

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo argued for his agency’s role at the intersection of earth sciences and national security at a Harvard University Kennedy School event last month.

Climate Change Expected to Make Turbulence Stronger and More Frequent

New research shows that climate change will create an increase in air turbulence on flights, especially along the Northern Hemisphere.

Cool .Earth Site Alert: Korrision.Earth

Please be sure to check out Korrision.Earth, the website for a leading provider of anti-corrosion products in Germany.

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