Las Vegas Water Tour

Photo: Cornerstone Look for regular updates. Mojave Desert – Explore the waterways of southern Nevada and the self-defined fabulous city of Las Vegas, aka The Meadows, translated from Spanish. Additional headlines and resources are indexed on the Vegas Water Links and Water pages. One of the most interesting case studies in water conservation, recreation, and …

Climate COP 26

Artwork Having been delayed a year due to the COVID19 Coronavirus, the UN’s Climate COP 26 is scheduled to take place in Glasgow, Scotland, October 31-November 12. Hashtags: #COP26 #TimeForAction This page features key links, headlines, analysis, videos, and embedded tweets. As with Planeta.com coverage of other events, we review substance and the format, asking …

15th Biodiversity COP (2021-2022)

Poster Kunming, China hosts the 15th Biodiversity COP – cbd.int/meetings/COP-15 – with the theme “Ecological Civilization: Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth.” Delayed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Hashtags: #COP15, #SBSTTA, #Post2020 The first part of the meetings will take place virtually from October 11-15, 2021, with the second part reconvening in …

Coronavirus, aka COVID19

Buzzword Bingo Card #11 Coronavirus = any of a group of RNA viruses that cause a variety of diseases in humans and other animals This page features rolling coverage from Planeta.com of key links, headlines, and other resources of the Coronavirus Disease, aka COVID-19, characterized by the World Health Organization as a global pandemic. As …

Bushfires in Australia (2020)

MyWatch Screenshot @Landgate Looking back at the 2019-2020 bushfires in Australia Currowan blackincbooks.com.au/books/[email protected]_adcock Fire legacies – It’s widely accepted, including by two inquiries, that climate change was a significant factor in the Black Summer fires of 2019/20. But in the response to the fires, and in the opportunities for preparation in the years before, many human, political …

USA 2020 Election

Photo: Ballot drop off Rolling coverage of the 2020 federal election in the USA featuring external links and features. This is not meant to be comprehensive, but the best we can do as interested participants. This page focuses on headlines as a timeline. We also review the election by candidates and topics. After ElectionTrump pollster’s …

Impeachments of Donald Trump

Photo: NASA, US Capitol Rolling coverage of the impeachments of Donald Trump: February 2021The Senate has acquitted Trump of inciting an insurrectionLive updates: Day 1 of Trump’s second impeachment trial January 2021Pelosi Names Impeachment Managers April 2020Trump fires intelligence community watchdog who defied him on whistleblower complaint – Politico Comicshttps://boingboing.net/2020/02/12/a-calvinesque-and-hobbesian-lo-9.html February 5https://www.npr.org/2020/02/05/801429948/not-guilty-trump-acquitted-on-2-articles-of-impeachment-as-historic-trial-closes https://www.politico.com/news/2020/02/05/trump-impeachment-vote-110805 January 31 …

Buzzword Bingo 2020

Lingo Cards What are the most meaningful/ impactful words of 2020? We are curating our annual collection of new words, old classics, and the inbetween, that come to attention in 2020. Buzzwords have the attribution-sharealike license. If you use/remix/reuse the artwork, please list the attribution to “Ron Mader / Planeta.com“ Flickr2020 Buzzwords Album 2020 Nomineesappointment …