Let's Talk About Whatever You Want Right Now

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Happy Friday, Gizmodo! We spent the week looking at the future of our favorite planet*. How’re things in your neck of the woods?


Our Future Earth mission is ongoing—we’ll have more dispatches for you next week—but here’s a round-up of everything you might have missed:

We’re Spending the Next Two Weeks Envisioning Our Future Earth

How Much Carbon Will Be Emitted By People Travelling to the Paris Climate Talks?

In Pictures: China Is Enveloped In Thick and Dangerous Smog

Earth’s Tropical Rainforests Could Look Completely Different By the End of the Century

Margaret Atwood: The War Against Climate Change Is Our Battle For Middle Earth

All the GOP Anti-Climate Change Arguments and Why They’re Wrong

These Surreal Images Show the Gathering Storm of Climate Change

Here’s What That Choking Blanket of Smog Over China Looks Like From Space

The Surprising Ways the Paris Climate Talks Could Make Humanity Healthier

China’s New Carbon Pledge Puts the US Clean Power Plan to Shame

Bill Nye Explains Everything You Need to Know About Earth’s Changing Climate

Millions of Climate Refugees Have Already Lost Their Homes

We Need a ‘Space Race’ Approach to Saving the Planet

France Plans to Build an Electric Car for Under $7,500

The Building Industry Could Cut Our Global Emissions By One Third–So Why Hasn’t It?

Elon Musk Is Probably Our Best Hope Yet For Moving Beyond Fossil Fuels

This is What Will Happen to Antarctica in 100 Years

The World’s Food Supply Is In Jeopardy But Here’s How We Can Save It

You Can Barely Even See Yellowstone’s Largest Glacier Anymore

7 Great Books That Show How Terrifying an Environmental Apocalypse Could Be

And so, planeteers, the weekend is upon us. What’s been happening, what’s on your mind, what’re your plans?

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*Subject to debate. Mars is probably my favorite planet, followed by Venus. But we’re stuck here for the time being. And speaking of Captain Planet, which ring did you want? I would’ve done pretty much anything for that Wind ring.

Images: He’s a hero, gonna take pollution down to zero

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Future Earth has been going along great! It’s been really fun to help teach commenters about science, even if some of the commenters are a bit aggro with their questions. :)