EPA (Trump Administration)

Lingo Cards Links related to the epa during the Trump administration January 2021Trump’s EPA team overrules career scientists on toxic chemicalEPA rule exempts many polluting industries from future air regulations December 2020Trump damaged the EPA. Here are 10 ways it should be fixed. September 2020 The One Incredibly Green Thing Donald Trump Has Done March …

Word of the Year 2019

Photo: Las Vegas Skyline WOTY, aka the Word of the Year, is given by various organizations and highlight language which reflect the popular discourse. 2019’s top words: Cancel Culture, Climate Emergency, They … Headlines‘They’ named as Merriam-Webster dictionary’s word of the year‘Climate emergency’ chosen as Oxford Dictionaries’ 2019 word of the year Features Planeta.com

Twitterstorm

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Twitterstorm = A sudden flurry of activity on Twitter that influences current events– Urban Dictionary Headlinestweetstorm-button Examplehttp://endfossilfuelsubsidies.org/twitterstorm Elsewhere on the Webhttp://www.wordnik.com/words/twitterstormhttps://www.google.com/search?q=twitterstorm Planeta.com

Podcast Faves 2019

Poster As we unveil our favorite podcasts of 2019, it is a good time to reflect on the act of listening. When we are mindfully aware of our senses, we are rarely speaking. We are absorbing – listening, seeing, touching, tasting, smelling. Good radio ask that we listen. Podcasts create a world co-created by the …

2019 Faves

Photo: Bike Share in Las Vegas 2019, our fave bits, inasmuch as they inspired growth and slow journalism coverage on Planeta.com. Here are some of our favorite events, apps, books, in 2019. Events: Kudos to the organizers and participants of the International Year of Indigenous Language. Kudos to tourism4sdgs19 for livestreaming. And many thanks to …

Radish Night 2019

Poster Oaxaca City, Mexico – 2019 is the 122nd iteration of the annual Noche de Rábanos, aka Radish Night, which takes place on Sunday, December 23 in the downtown zócalo. One of the most impressive community celebrations in the world, it is a favorite of locals and visitors. Consider the pageantry a mashup of agriculture …

Profiles of News Consumption (2019)

Report Cover Recommended and timely reading from the Rand Corporation: Profiles of News Consumption: Platform Choices, Perceptions of Reliability, and Partisanship by Michael Pollard (@MichaelSPollard) and Jennifer Kavanagh (@jekavanagh). HT Susan Scheiberg Hashtag: #TruthDecay Key Links rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RR4212.html Fighting Disinformation Online – Rand PDF Research Questions How do Americans currently get their news? How are news …

Pristine, popular… imperilled? (2019)

Report Cover New Zealand (Aotearoa) – New report from the the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment: Pristine,popular…imperilled? The environmental consequences of projected tourism growth (2019) This report addresses the environmental and cultural impacts of tourism and what ongoing business-as-usual growth could mean for the environment and the vulnerability of the tourism sector. The report finds …