Weekly Earth News Round Up: October 24th
Earth’s Warming Streak Ending; Hottest Spot on Earth; and Pepsi’s Green Efforts
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.
Earth’s Streak of Record Warm Months is Coming to a (Temporary) End
The planet is temporarily ending its streak of record warm global monthly temperatures, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
The Hottest Spot on Earth has a Melting Economy
CNBC is offering this spotlight about Kuwait, the hottest place on Earth, and how the recent rises in temperatures is negatively impacting the local economy.
As Earth Warms, the Diseases That May Lie Within Permafrost Become a Bigger Worry
According to Scientific American, researchers are witnessing the theoretical turning into reality, which is infectious microbes emerging from a deep freeze.
DigitalGlobe to Acquire The Radiant Group
DigitalGlobe, Inc., a global leader in Earth imagery, recently announced that it will acquire The Radiant Group from Aston Capital for $140 million in cash.
PepsiCo to Slash Supply Chain Greenhouse Gas Emissions
PepsiCo has published a new sustainability strategy, which aims to reduce its overall environmental impacts. “Pepsi.Earth” would be an ideal domain for a landing page for these efforts – just a humble suggestion from the Voices.Earth editorial team.
Green Business Awards Celebrate Community Efforts
Here’s a great update on several green businesses award winners, who were honored for reducing carbon emissions and promoting a healthy environment through their consumer-driven practices.
A Company That Would Benefit from a .Earth Domain
Each week, we are going to profile organizations that we think would benefit tremendously from using a .Earth domain extension. This week, we are showcasing Earth First Landscaping – just imagine “landscaping.earth.”