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Ziggy Marley happy to perform at NatGeo Earth Day Eve virtual concert

Photo: Chris Pizzello/Invision, via Associated Press Article by Mark Kennedy, AP News The pandemic can’t stop Ziggy Marley from celebrating the Earth. The son of reggae icon Bob Marley and Rita Marley will be one of the highlights of Nat Geo’s Earth Day Eve 2021 streaming concert on Wednesday. “Any...

Climate Change And Deforestation Mean Earth’s Trees Are Younger And Shorter

Photo by Circe Denyer from PublicDomainPictures.net, via Creative Commons (CC0) Article by Nathan Rott, NPR The forests of today will not be the forests of tomorrow. Rising temperatures, deforestation, development and climate-induced disasters are transforming the very makeup of Earth's forests, new research published in the journal Science finds. Older,...

As people stay home, Earth turns wilder and cleaner

Photo from https://pxhere.com/en/photo/604358, via Creative Commons (CC0) Article by Seth Borenstein, Associated Press (via Yahoo! News) An unplanned grand experiment is changing Earth. As people across the globe stay home to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, the air has cleaned up, albeit temporarily. Smog stopped choking New...

Consensus forming for ambitious climate goal: Net zero pollution

Photo Credit: Public Domain Image Article by Derek Walker, The Hill The first step in achieving a goal is setting a target. For the challenge of climate change, congressional leaders are increasingly finding consensus around a mark of zero — that is, net-zero climate pollution. Zero does...

To make a burger, first you need 660 gallons of water …

Photo by Masis Dzuk via Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 4.0) Article by Betty Hallock, Los Angeles Times California’s severe drought has probably made a lot of us more aware of our water footprint, which is the amount of fresh water we use plus the amount used for the goods...

Greta Thunberg nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Photo via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0) Article by Aris Folley via The Hill Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for a second year in a row. According to The Associated Press, two lawmakers from Sweden, Jens Holm and Hakan Svenneling,...