Sir David Attenborough: Climate change ‘our greatest threat’

2018-12-04T15:25:40-07:00December 4th, 2018|News|

The naturalist Sir David Attenborough has said climate change is humanity’s greatest threat in thousands of years.

The broadcaster said it could lead to the collapse of civilisations and the extinction of “much of the natural world”.

He was speaking at the opening ceremony of United Nations-sponsored climate talks in Katowice, Poland.

From the BBC: https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-46398057

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Powerful new map depicts environmental degradation across Earth

2018-11-20T10:14:52-07:00November 20th, 2018|News|

Geographers have created a new world map showing dramatic changes in land use over the last quarter century. Researchers turned high-resolution satellite images from the European Space Agency into one of the most detailed looks so far at how people are reshaping the planet.

Source: University of Cincinnati

From: Science Daily 

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The Ozone Hole Could Heal in Our Lifetimes, UN Reports

2018-11-07T14:55:19-07:00November 7th, 2018|News|

When the world gets its act together, it can actually solve big problems. Case in point: The ozone hole, which if everything goes according to plan could be healed up by the 2060s, according to a new report from the United Nations.

From Gizmodo Earther

https://earther.gizmodo.com/the-ozone-hole-could-heal-in-our-lifetimes-un-reports-1830260403

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