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Newsflash for March 28, 2022

A study says that by 2050, there will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans.

Newsflash for January 26, 2022

Is Norway the future of cars?

Newsflash for December 20, 2021

Regifting is the responsible choice for both your wallet and the environment. And does anyone even need to know?

Newsflash for December 18, 2021

Honeybees survived for weeks under volcano ash after Canary Islands eruption.

Newsflash for December 15, 2021

Fox news goons cry about being ‘smeared’ with their own words - The Daily Beast

Newsflash for December 9, 2021

Kimberly D. won this Bartlett pear tree at Fredrick Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, MI on June 12, 2014. Kimberly sent us an amazing “tree update" photo. Thank you! Meanwhile, we'll do our best to overcome the hurtfulness of betrayal by thee tree winners who have not sent a photo of their planted CAKE tree (as each promised).

















Newsflash for December 8, 2021

Coca-Cola was named the world’s worst plastic polluter for the fourth year running.

Newsflash for October 1, 2021

Human behavior is still the most important factor in the decline of Covid transmission. Wearing a mask in public indoor settings, especially as the holiday season arrives, is crucial in stopping the spread. CAKE is offering a free Solar Crown face mask with any purchase at our web-store! This is a high-quality washable 3-layer face mask (outside layer with art is sublimated polyester, middle layer is filter fabric, inside layer is soft cotton against face).  Play it safe, with comfort!

Newsflash for September 13, 2021

CAKE listener Chelsea from Cedar River in Renton, WA was entrusted with this Honeycrisp apple tree at our September 2019 Redmond concert. Chelsea reports the tree is happily nestled between old grapevines and a birch tree and already producing many delicious apples. Genuine thanks to Chelsea for the tree update!





Newsflash for September 6, 2021

Created by the labor movement in the late 19th century, Labor Day honors the women and men who fought tirelessly for workers’ rights including the 8-hour work day. As we mark this annual milestone, it is an important time to consider and honor our “persons of the year”— the essential workers everywhere. While the global pandemic upended global systems and everyone's daily lives, essential workers continued despite the risks and burdens to do their important work.

Newsflash for August 26, 2021

Truth is controversial as always.

Newsflash for August 17, 2021

The climate emergency is here — and it will get worse before it could get better.

Newsflash for July 28, 2021

Scientists urge local mask mandates as Delta sweeps the U.S.
Few places are considering renewals of the policy, but experts suggest it’s wise for everyone—including the vaccinated—to wear masks in public indoor spaces.

Newsflash for July 26, 2021

On this day in 1775 — July 26, 1775 —  the U.S. postal system is established by the Second Continental Congress, with Benjamin Franklin as its first postmaster general. Franklin put in place the foundation for many aspects of today’s mail system. SAVE THE POST OFFICE!  Postcard packs available at the CAKE web-store

Newsflash for July 13, 2021

"I want to see a green Sacramento." How proposed Trees Act could reduce energy costs.

Newsflash for May 31, 2021

Originally known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. On this day, Americans reflect on those lost in service through the many historic battles. CAKE also salutes our fallen frontline and essential workers who made the ultimate sacrifice during the COVID pandemic. Thank you. 

Newsflash for May 28, 2021

16% of plastic waste is recycled to make new plastics, while 40% is sent to landfill, 25% to incineration and 19% is dumped.

Newsflash for May 16, 2021

Fueled with money from Wall Street and local officials, automakers plan to build eight million electric cars a year there, more than Europe and North America combined.

Newsflash for April 22, 2021

Plant a tree in the #CAKEforest.

Newsflash for April 18, 2021

Check out what 37 years can do to our earth.

Newsflash for April 17, 2021

America's gun culture in charts.

Newsflash for April 6, 2021

The ocean’s youngest monsters are ready for glamour shots!

Newsflash for March 23, 2021

Good vibrations: bladeless turbines could bring wind power to your home!

Newsflash for March 22, 2021

Why don’t we cover the Sahara in solar panels?

Newsflash for February 28, 2021

Amazon rainforest plots sold via Facebook Marketplace ads.

Newsflash for February 27, 2021

Given the recent winter weather from coast to coast, avalanche danger continues to be high in many western mountains this winter season.


Newsflash for February 12, 2021

Did an alien life-form do a drive-by of our solar system in 2017?

Newsflash for January 26, 2021

G.E.’s giant machine, which can light up a small town, is stoking a renewable-energy arms race.


Newsflash for January 18, 2021

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands

in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands

at times of challenge and controversy.” -- Martin Luther King, Jr.


Newsflash for January 14, 2021

A 2020 study reveals the many ways we misuse face coverings to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Newsflash for January 8, 2021

People are learning how the impacts of consumption and waste are contributing to the climate crisis.

Newsflash for January 6, 2021

A glut of discarded single-use masks and gloves is washing up on shorelines and littering the seabed.

Newsflash for December 21, 2020


Wildfires’ Toll: California’s trees — sequoias, redwoods, Joshua trees — are among the world’s oldest living things. And they’re in an existential battle against wildfires. In a relative instant, countless ancient redwoods, hundreds of giant sequoias and more than one million Joshua trees perished.

Newsflash for December 11, 2020


Trees appear to communicate and cooperate through subterranean networks of fungi. What are they sharing with one another?