2020 will be one of the hottest years on record. Meteorologists, who provide your increasingly accurate weather forecasts (sometimes astonishingly accurate), know Earths heating trend has been accel… [+2528 chars]
Gold Mining Is Hurting the Amazon's Ability to Store Carbon...
Jul/01/2020 - Gizmodo.com
Yessenia Funes on Earther, shared by Brian Kahn to Gizmodo
Gold mining is becoming an increasingly dangerous threat to the Amazon. A new study has found that barely any trees or plants grow where mines once sat. This is bad news for the wildlife that depends… [+3659 chars]
Breakingviews - Corona Capital: Crisis insurance, Global warming - Reuters...
Jul/01/2020 - Reuters
LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Corona Capital is a daily column updated throughout the day by Breakingviews columnists around the world with short, sharp pandemic-related insights. LATEST - Pan… [+2420 chars]
It's World Oceans Day — Lifeproof's recycled plastic case is 15% off...
Jun/08/2020 - Mashable
TL;DR:Lifeproof is having a 15% off sitewide sale for Father's Day. iPhone and Galaxy cases and accessories like power banks are in on the sale, including the Wake case made from recycled ocean plast… [+1195 chars]
The Lie Behind Plastic Pollution Is That We’re Responsible...
Jun/29/2020 - Gizmodo.com
Michaela Barnett on Earther, shared by Brian Kahn to Gizmodo
In the midst of a mounting plastic crisis, the biggest plastic polluters keep pushing better consumer recycling behaviors as the solution. The plastic waste problem is not going to be solved by doubl… [+6476 chars]
GlassesUSA's new specs are made from recycled water bottles (and on sale)...
Jun/16/2020 - Mashable
TL;DR: As of June 16, GlassesUSA is running a few deals including 30% off Ray-Ban lenses, 25% off contacts, and 60% off frames with basic RX lenses. The 60% off deal extends to the SeaClean collectio… [+1569 chars]
The biggest fire now burning in the U.S. can be seen raging from space. Its now peak fire season in Arizona, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrations (NOAA) GOES-16 weather satellite… [+1474 chars]
Ukraine floods: Why climate change and logging are blamed...
Jul/01/2020 - BBC News
Media captionFloods washed away homes and roads in western Ukraine in late June When flooding hit almost 300 towns and villages in western Ukraine last week, Prime Minister Denis Shmygal said they w… [+5426 chars]
COVID-19 and Amazon Fires Choke the Lungs of Brazilians--and the Planet...
Jun/17/2020 - Scientific American
Using satellite data, experts have already identified two major blazes in deforested areas of the Brazilian Amazon rain forest—more than two months before the start of the annual fire season. At the … [+2203 chars]
This story originally appeared in High Country News and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Last summer, across southwest Alaskas Bristol Bay regionhome to the largest sockeye salmon fishery … [+3747 chars]
Amazon boosts climate commitments and greenhouse gas emissions...
Jun/23/2020 - The Verge
It announced a new climate change fund but revealed that its pollution is still growing Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces the co-founding of The Climate Pledge at the National Press Club on September… [+1957 chars]
The Economic Theory That Could Fuel a Climate Change Revolution...
Jun/10/2020 - Gizmodo.com
Brian Kahn on Earther, shared by Andrew Couts to Gizmodo
Addressing climate change will require massive investments in everything from shoring up dams that arent ready for future rainstorms to wind farms and workers. Its a huge shift that will require reor… [+9574 chars]