Weekly Earth News Round Up: November 21st
Human Survivability; Trump and the EPA; the Paris Climate Accord; and Virtual Reality for Google Earth
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.
Stephen Hawking: Humans Won’t Survive Another 1,000 Years On Earth
Physicist Stephen Hawking has warned humanity that we probably only have about 1,000 years left on Earth.
Trump Can’t Abolish the EPA – But He Can Do Plenty of Damage
Slate Magazine is offering this sobering and enlightening take on what President-elect Trump’s impact will be on the EPA.
Obama Cautions Against Bailing on Paris Climate Accord
Faced with the prospect of his successor withdrawing the U.S. from a historic climate pact, President Obama is pushing to move the United States toward cleaner energy sources to help boost the economy.
Twitter Imagines Trump Narrating “Planet Earth”
In more light-hearted news, a new trend has taken over Twitter where people imagine what it would be like if Trump narrated the “Planet Earth” documentary.
Google Earth For Virtual Reality Lets You Fly Like Superman
A new virtual reality version of Google Earth is now available to download for free, and it’s supposed to be amazing.
Geospatial Data Shows More Species at Risk of Extinction
A new study shows how the use of geospatial data has helped to prove that there are more species at risk of extinction than previously thought.
5 Ways for Green Businesses to Connect with Customers in Uncertain Times
The Ecopreneurist is offering these five tips for helping green businesses to better connect with customers in these uncertain times. We would also like to add that using an .Earth top level domain can also show your commitment to the future of our planet.