According to a statement released to the press Tuesday, the planet Earth has “just about run out of ways” to let its roughly 6.9 billion human inhabitants know it wants them all to leave.

Following a recent series of disastrous floods along the Mississippi River and destructive tornadoes across much of the United States—as well as a year of even deadlier natural catastrophes all over the world—the Earth said its options for strongly implying that it no longer wants human beings living on it have basically been exhausted.

According to a statement released to the press Tuesday, the planet Earth has “just about run out of ways” to let its roughly 6.9 billion human inhabitants know it wants them all to leave.

Following a recent series of disastrous floods along the Mississippi River and destructive tornadoes across much of the United States—as well as a year of even deadlier natural catastrophes all over the world—the Earth said its options for strongly implying that it no longer wants human beings living on it have basically been exhausted.

You can say what you want about Richard Branson (and I heard some stories when Virgin Atlantic was a client of my company) but I still respect him as a businessman and general badass. Kudos to the Economist for having this interview.

We had tea with the British entrepreneur and adventurer Richard Branson to talk about the carbon war room, how to battle climate change and the clean-energy revolution ahead.

Every cloud has a silver lining? Except that ultimately this cloud will kill all the humans.

Northern Sea Route Opens Up to Non-Russian Vessel, Makes Maritime History

The complicated component of the news is the fact that the very thing that has made such voyages now possible is global warming itself, while users of the route claim their environmental impact will be drastically less, because of shorter travel distance required, when compared to travel through the Suez Canal. So is the development really something to celebrate or is it in fact something Greenpeace may plan huge protests around? We’ll have to see. Either way, history is being made this month, for better or worse.

Every cloud has a silver lining? Except that ultimately this cloud will kill all the humans.

Northern Sea Route Opens Up to Non-Russian Vessel, Makes Maritime History

The complicated component of the news is the fact that the very thing that has made such voyages now possible is global warming itself, while users of the route claim their environmental impact will be drastically less, because of shorter travel distance required, when compared to travel through the Suez Canal. So is the development really something to celebrate or is it in fact something Greenpeace may plan huge protests around? We’ll have to see. Either way, history is being made this month, for better or worse.

A rather terrifying picture of warming world temperatures since the 1850s

A rather terrifying picture of warming world temperatures since the 1850s