Earth engine: time-lapse imagery of human impacts on earth

This is a very interesting project, where google earth uses satellite data to show changes to land cover in a range of places, from deforestation in the Amazon to the growth of cities like Las Vegas, glacial retreat, etc.

The data spans 1984-2012 – mainly from Landsat, so about a 30m pixel resolution if memory serves correctly.

Earthgauge Radio interviews a host of world-leading thinkers

If you haven’t had the opportunity to check out Earthgauge Radio, I would highly encourage it. There are a number of podcasts and articles with some heavy hitters who offer insights and analysis on everything from economics, climate, politics, journalism and cities.

Individual interviews are all listed here or, alternately, here are direct links: