Time for a New Apollo Project: A Climate-Friendly Economy 

Fifty years ago this month, a man took the first human steps on the moon. That accomplishment was launched as an aggressive policy goal by President Kennedy in 1961. The next year he spoke his now-famous words, “We choose to go to the moon. We choose to go to the moon in this decade…not because it is easy, but because it is hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills.” Less than a decade later, the world watched as Neil Armstrong descended a ladder and took his first step, his leap for all mankind.

Source: Time for a New Apollo Project: A Climate-Friendly Economy | Portside

Non-lethal impacts of seabirds’ plastic ingestion 

A new study of seabirds that had ingested plastic debris has revealed a range of non-lethal impacts on their health and physiology. While seabird deaths due to swallowing plastic debris or becoming entangled in it have received global attention, the non-lethal effects on seabirds that survive plastic ingestion are less well-known.

Source: Non-lethal impacts of seabirds’ plastic ingestion — ScienceDaily

‘We Are in a Climate Emergency’ Warn Experts and AOC as Greenland Ice Sheet Faces Possible Record-Breaking Melting  

“If the ice sheet melts entirely, it would raise global sea levels by almost 23 feet.”

Source: ‘We Are in a Climate Emergency’ Warn Experts and AOC as Greenland Ice Sheet Faces Possible Record-Breaking Melting | Common Dreams News

Heatwave: Think It’s Hot in Europe? The Human Body Is Already Close to Thermal Limits Elsewhere 

Spare a thought for less fortunate communities who are routinely experiencing extraordinary temperatures… I am a scientist who researches climate hazards. This week I have published research on the

Source: Heatwave: Think It’s Hot in Europe? The Human Body Is Already Close to Thermal Limits Elsewhere | Common Dreams Views