Welcome back to the Weekly Round Up! This week was actually a pretty good week. Sure, Trump issued a permit for the Keystone XL, coral reefs are in the shitter essentially globally, and Shell’s doing some real shady shit in Nigeria- but, scientists have reversed some of the signs of ageing in mice, plants can learn from environmental cues, and the dinosaur family tree might get a complete face-lift. So let’s dive in!
Judge orders Exxon to turn over Tillerson’s “Wayne Tracker” climate emails
“Moore’s law” for carbon would defeat global warming
Canada is investing $2 billion in a climate disaster mitigation fund
Huge coral bleaching event in South China Sea warns of global devastation triggered by climate change, suggest study
The Arctic, Antarctic poles just set a terrifying new record for low levels of sea ice
Microfibers from clothes contaminating marine environment
Keystone XL: Trump issues permit to begin construction of pipeline
Shell accused of concealing data on the health effects of two major oil spills on Nigerian communities
Drug “reverse” ageing in animal tests
Hydrogen-powered train with zero emissions completes test run in Germany
Dinosaur family tree poised for colossal shake-up
Germany converting a huge coal mine into giant renewable battery
Europe poised for total ban on bee-harming pesticides
And finally, Learning by association in plants
That’s it for this week’s Round Up though, be sure to comment below with your thoughts and opinions, or if we missed any major environmental news this week.