Weekly Earth News Round Up: November 6th
Humans Cause of Climate Change; Stop Traveling; and More Flat Earth Nonsense
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.
Massive Government Report Says Climate Is Warming and Humans Are The Cause
It is “extremely likely” that human activities are the “dominant cause” of global warming, according to the most comprehensive study ever of climate science by U.S. government researchers.
China Says It Still Wants US Cooperation on Climate Change
A Chinese official said that his country still wants to cooperate with the U.S. on climate change and hopes an upcoming meeting in Germany will produce a draft agreement on implementing the Paris climate accord.
Kyrie Irving Explains Flat Earth Stance, Says There is No Real Picture of Planet
Boston Celtics’ All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving claims that his research has led him to conclude that “no real picture of Earth” exists.
The Asteroid That Wiped Out Dinosaurs Sent Earth Into A Multi-Year Winter
Scientists believe that the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago caused Earth to experience several years of on average below freezing temperatures.
Earth Microbiome Project Seeks to Map Planet’s Microbial Diversity
The Earth Microbiome Project aims to catalog as many of Earth’s microbial communities as possible in order to provide scientists with a better understanding of microbes and their relationships to humans, plants, animals and other environments.
For the Love of Earth, Stop Traveling
Jack Miles, a Pulitzer Prize and MacArthur “genius” award-winning author, wrote this Washington Post Op-Ed about how we all need to curb our air travel to help protect the climate.
The Genesis of Google Earth
Check out this recent Trajectory Magazine article about the history and future of the Google Earth, which made Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) mainstream and changed the way we view the world.
Cool .Earth Site Alert: 1Sky.Earth
Please be sure to check out 1Sky.Earth, a website that tracks a 3.5 year journey around the planet from Antarctica to Mount Everest by adventurer Liam Suckling.