- “Drones, Automation, and Reforestation: How DroneSeed is Keeping Forests Healthy Post-Wildfire” • DroneSeed uses drones in post-fire environments to combat the spread of wildfires and keep affected areas healthy. Using automation, it seeks to make the revitalization of our forests faster, cheaper, and more efficient. [CleanTechnica]
- “Before They Disappear: Treasured UNESCO Sites at Risk from Climate Change” • From the sinking city of Venice to the mass bleaching of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, climate change is drastically impacting some of the world’s most treasured heritage sites. Here is a set of many photos of UNESCO sites threatened by a changing climate. [CNN]
- “DC and Nine States Collaborating on Carbon Emissions Reduction Policy” • The District of Columbia, Virginia, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont are working together to formulate a policy proposal to reduce transportation carbon emissions and air pollution. [CleanTechnica]
- “Supreme Court Blocks ExxonMobil’s Effort to Conceal Decades of Documents in Probe of Oil Giant’s Climate Deception” • The Supreme Court rejected ExxonMobil’s attempt to block Massachusetts’s demand for documents related to its investigation into allegations that it deceived the public and investors for decades about global warming. [DeSmog]
- “Guess what? US Carbon Emissions Popped Back Up in a Big Way” • A report by the Rhodium Group, a research institution that analyzes global economic and environmental trends, found that in 2018 CO2 emissions rose 3.4% from the prior year. It is the second largest gain in two decades, and it comes after three straight years of decline. [Yahoo News]
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