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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. Drawing courtesy of 9/11 Museum's Dear Heroes project.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 26, 2021

 

 

 

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?

Newsflash for December 4, 2020

Seaweed can potentially help fight climate change. Research shows that a specific type of seaweed can cut cows' methane production by up to 98%.

Newsflash for November 19, 2020

What will Trump’s most profound legacy be? Possibly climate damage. President-elect Biden can restore many of the 100-plus environmental regulations that President Trump rolled back, but much of the damage to the climate cannot be reversed.

Newsflash for November 13, 2020

“When you are kind to others, it not only changes you, it changes the world” - Harold Kushner   

Newsflash for October 2, 2020

The western Joshua trees, iconic trees that have graced the Mojave Desert for some 2.5 million years, are in need of protection from climate change.

 

Newsflash for October 1, 2020

Gray parrots separated at zoo after swearing a blue streak.

Newsflash for September 15, 2020

Don’t miss The Fight for America’s Public Lands — a feature-length documentary about America’s system of public lands and the fight to protect them. Watch the film trailer for 'Public Trust' which premieres September 25, 2020.
To take action to protect our public lands now, text DEFEND to 71333.

Newsflash for September 8, 2020

Germany to close all 84 of its coal-fired power plants, will rely primarily on renewable energy.

Newsflash for September 1, 2020

There is nowhere like it: Alaska's wildlife refuge fears death by drilling.

Newsflash for August 25, 2020

Climate Is Taking On a Growing Role for Voters, Research Suggests: Concern about global warming is steady despite other crises, a survey found, and the number of voters who are deeply engaged on the issue is rising sharply.

Newsflash for August 19, 2020

 “Art is essential; the people who create it are essential, too.“

Newsflash for August 17, 2020

What could be the highest temperature ever reliably recorded on Earth — 130 degrees Fahrenheit — may have been reached in Death Valley National Park, California.

 

Newsflash for July 22, 2020

Hazmat suits for air Travel are hereThey may be completely brilliant. Or they may be too good to be true.

Newsflash for July 20, 2020

Is this Darwinism?

Newsflash for May 27, 2020

Are you a giver or a taker?

 

Newsflash for May 20, 2020

Big rigs begin to trade diesel for electric motors.

Newsflash for April 25, 2020

QUARANTINE SALES EVENT - "Beam Me Up" UFO t-shirt, $19.99 (plus shipping and handling) while supplies last at the CAKE Store.

Newsflash for April 22, 2020

"COVID-19 robbed us of Earth Day this year. So let’s make Election Day Earth Day. On November 3, don’t vote for your pocketbook, or your political tribe, or your cultural biases. This November 3, vote for the Earth.” —Denis Hayes

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