Knowledge for Responsible Earthians

Green Mission News – November 2016


Broken Promises of Genetically Modified Crops

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/10/30/business/gmo-crops-pesticides.html


Doubts About the Promised Bounty of Genetically Modified Crops

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/30/business/gmo-promise-falls-short.html?smprod=nytcore-ipad&smid=nytcore-ipad-share&_r=0


Prince Charles joins clean soil project to combat climate change

Prince of Wales says soil health is of ‘critical importance’ as he joins initiative to keep carbon locked in the world’s soils

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/28/prince-charles-joins-clean-soil-project-to-combat-climate-change


Why has climate change been ignored in the US election debates?

While we rake over Clinton’s emails and Trump’s late-night tweets, climate has been the elephant in the room, leaving scientists and campaigners asking why there hasn’t been a single direct question about the crisis

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/oct/19/where-is-climate-change-in-the-trump-v-clinton-presidential-debates


Climate Change Is Fueling America’s Wildfires,  And It’ll Only Get Worse

Climate change has at least doubled the area affected by forest fires in the Western U.S. since the 1980s, a new study finds.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/climate-change-wildfires-western-us_us_580863d5e4b0b994d4c47a90?section=us_green


Breaking Through Power:  It’s Easier Than We Think

The following is excerpted from my new book

Breaking Through Power: It’s Easier Than We Think.

By Ralph Nader

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/10/22/breaking-through-power-its-easier-we-think-0


The Business Of Climate Change

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/the-business-of-climate-change_us_58081658e4b08ddf9ece14b2?section=us_green


10,000 Critically Endangered Frogs 10,000 Critically Endangered Frogs Have Suddenly Died In Peru’s Lake Titicaca

Activists have pinpointed severe water pollution as the primary culprit.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/titicaca-water-frog-10000-dead_us_58071686e4b0180a36e76ccf?section=us_green


ISLABIKES: YOU’LL NEVER HAVE TO BUY  YOUR CHILD A BIKE AGAIN

http://circulatenews.org/2016/10/islabikes-never-have-to-buy-your-child-a-bike-again/


Why We Need An Energy Plan

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/william-s-becker/why-we-need-an-energy-pla_b_12548408.html?section=us_green


How To Raise An Environmentalist

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/greater-good-science-center/how-to-raise-an-environme_b_12544202.html?section=us_green


On Vermicompost and What Makes This Sh!t so Sh!t Hot

https://urbangardenersrepublic.com/2016/09/22/vermicompost-what-makes-this-so-hot/


Promote Global Worming, Not Global Warming: 4 Reasons to Compost

http://www.thewormmonger.com/home-page/promote-global-worming-not-global-warming-4-reasons-to-compost/


“BIONURSE” WINS LATEST BIOMIMICRY DESIGN CHALLENGE AWARD

http://circulatenews.org/2016/10/bionurse-wins-latest-biomimicry-design-challenge-award/


Tesla boss Elon Musk unveils solar roof tiles

Musk showcases new energy products to illustrate benefits of merging his firm with solar installer SolarCity

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/29/tesla-boss-elon-musk-unveils-solar-roof-tiles


A vision for a sustainable food and agriculture system

http://s3.amazonaws.com/aws-bsdc/Valuing-SDG-Food-Ag-Prize-Paper.pdf


Rotterdam Strives For Competitive, Liveable Low-Carbon Economy

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-j-berger/rotterdam-strives-for-com_b_12567044.html?utm_hp_ref=energy


Carbon farming: What is it, and how can it help the climate?

Healthy soil could be an ally in reducing carbon levels in the atmosphere – and farmers can dig it, too.

http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2016/10/could-carbon-farming-help-the-climate/


“This is all about regenerative agriculture and carbon farming in San Diego County”

http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2016/oct/17/ticker-mega-composter-santa-ysabel/#


We have been developing organic farm in different part of the Nepal.

http://www.idealist.org/view/volop/3XMj2sSx93xd/


Protector of the land

http://thegardenisland.com/news/local/protector-of-the-land/article_bb5076a2-70a9-50ed-b585-bb3f0dab3f89.html


A vast majority of Vermont’s agriculture – more than 70 percent — is all about commodity-driven, nonorganic dairy production.

https://vtdigger.org/2016/10/28/michael-colby-will-allen-sweatshop-dairy/


Hopworks and Patagonia team up to create Long Root Ale

http://blog.seattlepi.com/washingtonbeerblog/2016/10/19/hopworks-and-patagonia-team-up-to-create-long-root-ale-a-beer-to-save-the-world/


Valuing the SDG Prize in Food and Agriculture

http://s3.amazonaws.com/aws-bsdc/Valuing-SDG-Food-Ag-Prize-Paper.pdf


How Rotterdam is pioneering a food revolution

http://www.producebusinessuk.com/marketing-pr/marketing-pr-stories/2016/10/25/how-rotterdam-is-pioneering-a-food-revolution


Cumberbatch spent some of his formative adolescent years reading Fritjof Capra’s 1975 book The Tao of Physics and searching for “the godhead within”.

https://www.inverse.com/article/21732-cumberbatch-tao-of-physics-doctor-strange


The Essential Role of Logistics in a Growing Circular Economy

http://www.nasdaq.com/press-release/the-essential-role-of-logistics-in-a-growing-circular-economy-20161028-00623#ixzz4Oi1CmIy6


Focus on single-source plastics materials ‘can boost quality’

http://www.letsrecycle.com/news/latest-news/focus-on-single-source-materials-can-boost-quality/


How Circular-Economy Approaches to Wastewater Can Cut Costs, Emissions, Water Use

http://www.environmentalleader.com/2016/10/28/how-circular-economy-approaches-to-wastewater-can-cut-costs-emissions-water-use/#ixzz4Oi2S1bmA


Metro Vancouver’s Zero Waste Conference 2016

http://vancouversun.com/business/local-business/the-home-front-design-fix


Timberland continues collaborative circular economy drive

http://www.edie.net/news/5/Timberland-Second-Chance-sustainability-circular-economy-for-footware/


PAPER AND PULP:  AN INDUSTRY THAT’S CIRCULAR BY NATURE

http://www.justmeans.com/article/paper-and-pulp-an-industry-thats-circular-by-nature


ELLEN MACARTHUR FOUNDATION WORKING TO DEVELOP CIRCULAR ECONOMY COLLEGE CURRICULUM

http://resource.co/article/ellen-macarthur-foundation-working-develop-circular-economy-ib-curriculum-11451


Trending: New Cross-Sector Collaborations Delve Into Circular Packaging Solutions

http://www.sustainablebrands.com/news_and_views/packaging/hannah_furlong/trending_new_cross-sector_collaborations_delve_circular_pack


 

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