Hot Off the Wire — 6/26/2021

Fridays for Future. Name wrapped around sketched globe on green circle.

Newsletter For Future

Edition 3

National/International News

Draft UN Report:

Crushing climate impacts
to hit sooner than feared
An exclusive review of the report to be released February 2022.

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UN draft climate report: Impacts on nature

Climate change: the impact on nature. Impacts on Species, Systems, Oceans and Forests.
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Protein-Filled, With a Low Carbon Footprint, Insects Creep Up on the Human Diet

Entrepreneurs are increasingly turning to insects as a food rich in essential nutrients, that can be reared at scale with minimal environmental impact.
— Inside Climate News

Can the Māori Connection to Antarctica Help Safeguard the Continent’s Future?

Indigenous ties to the bottom of the world go back more than a millennium, and could point the way forward.
— Atlas Obscura

Marine Blooms of Harmful Algae Increasing in Europe, Much of the Americas

First global review of marine harmful algal blooms identifies regional trends linked to the rise of fish and shellfish farming.
— Circle of Blue



5 charts that show where we are in the pandemic
— PBS News Hour

 People watch a performance during a pop up event in Times Square.
Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images

Coronavirus Delta variant ‘may hit us pretty hard’ this fall. Here’s what you need to know

University of California’s Dr. Robert Wachter joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.
— PBS News Hour

Inspiration

Interview with artist Katie Holten. Katie sitting outside, showing her tree typeface project.

Katie Holten’s Irish Tree Alphabet allows us to write with Irish Trees. The project explores language ecosystems and the importance of our words and the stories that we tell.

Try using her Irish Tree Alphabet


Yarns from the Farm blog.
Nan Bray sitting with her shepherd dog, in front of her sheep and hillside in Tasmania, AU.

A note to my Yarns from the Farm Readers—I’ve started another series for our local newspaper on biodiversity…”

Cheers, Nan

View the Biodiversity Series
View A Climate Basics Series


A peaceful river scene with trees overhanging.

6. Enhancing Biodiversity: An Ounce of Prevention —
Taming the Virus

I got so excited about getting my vaccination, I decided to write this article for our local newspaper, rather than the one I was planning for this issue. Getting my jab makes it possible for me to do a long-planned hike in the Northern Territory, and under the new rules.”
Image is copyright from David Houlder, used by permission.

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