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Take these 3 steps, add $500 million and create a circular economy for packaging, report urges

 


Agrochemical Apocalypse: Interview with Environmental Campaigner Dr Rosemary Mason

 


Farming could be absorber of carbon by 2050, says report
Veganism and trees could help stop agriculture contributing to global heating, study says

 


The following excerpt is from Farming on the Wild Side: The Evolution of a Regenerative Organic Farm and Nursery

 

 


Study finds massive reorganization of life across Earth’s ecosystems

 


Natural Gas vs. Renewable Energy: Beware the Latest Gas Industry Talking Points

 

 


Bank of England boss says global finance is funding 4C temperature rise
Mark Carney says capital markets are financing projects likely to fuel a catastrophic rise in global heating

 


Our Tax System Rewards Polluters
Last year, the biggest fossil fuel companies paid zero dollars in taxes
— and actually received billions in rebates.

 


 

How Wildfires Are Polluting Rivers and Threatening Water Supplies.
As wildfires become more frequent and destructive in a warming world,
they are increasingly leaving in their wake debris and toxic runoff that are polluting rivers and fouling water supplies. Some municipalities are having to upgrade their water treatment methods to counter the new danger.

 



Regenerative Agriculture Could Help Stop Climate Change — Can Tech Help Us Get There?

 


 

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Green Mission News December 2015

Carbon Farming Gets A Nod At Paris Climate Conference

Las Cañadas is an ecological cooperative in Veracruz, Mexico that's working to sequester carbon and mitigate climate change while producing food, materials, chemicals and energ

Las Cañadas is an ecological cooperative in Veracruz, Mexico that’s working to sequester carbon and mitigate climate change while producing food, materials, chemicals and energ

This week, world leaders are hashing out a binding agreement in Paris at the 2015 U.N. Climate Change Conference for curbing greenhouse gas emissions. And for the first time, they’ve made the capture of carbon in soil a formal part of the global response to the climate crisis.

http://ww2.kqed.org/bayareabites/2015/12/07/carbon-farming-gets-a-nod-at-paris-climate-conference/


Why we should all aim to be carbon positive

http://www.treehugger.com/corporate-responsibility/why-we-should-all-aim-be-carbon-positive.html


Tackling the world’s plastic problem

https://www.creativereview.co.uk/cr-blog/2015/november/tackling-the-worlds-plastic-problem/


It’s #TimeToChoose Climate-Friendly Food

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-pollan/its-timetochoose-climate_b_8673636.html


Introducing The Natural Capital Lab!

The Natural Step is embarking on a new Sustainability Transition Lab—this Lab aims to improve the way we measure, manage and make decisions about Canada’s natural capital.

http://www.naturalstep.ca/introducing-the-natural-capital-lab#sthash.Jk0XUmkA.dpuf


How the circular economy could end take-make-waste businesses

https://www.greenbiz.com/article/how-circular-economy-could-end-take-make-waste-businesses


21 young people from across the United States have filed a landmark constitutional climate change lawsuit against the federal government in the U.S. District Court

http://ourchildrenstrust.org/US/Federal-Lawsuit


Portland City Council voted Thursday evening the Fossil Fuel Policy was passed by a 5-0 vote

http://350pdx.org

and

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2015/11/13/3721960/portland-opposes-fossil-fuel-infrastructure/


World Bank Climate Envoy Delivers Powerful Message on Coming Low-Carbon Revolution

https://www.ceres.org/press/blog-posts/world-bank-climate-envoy-delivers-powerful-message-on-coming-low-carbon-revolution


Uruguay makes dramatic shift to nearly 95% electricity from clean energy

http://gu.com/p/4ekpc?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Gmail


Earth has lost a third of arable land in past 40 years, scientists say

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/dec/02/arable-land-soil-food-security-shortage?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Gmail


ACHIEVING A CIRCULAR ECONOMY:

How the U.S. Private Sector Is Reimagining the Future of Business

http://www.uschamberfoundation.org/Circular Economy.pdf


Growing Tomorrow” Forrest Pritchard

Savory Institute Announces White Oak Pastures As An Accredited Savory Hub

http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/2741067#ixzz3rVTiZaKO


Taco Bell To Use Cage-Free Eggs In All Of Its Restaurants

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/taco-bell-cage-free-eggs_56496d9fe4b060377349b6eb?utm_hp_ref=tw


Mark Zuckerberg And Bill Gates Join Forces To Invest In Clean Energy Technology

http://techcrunch.com/2015/11/29/breakthrough-energy-coalition/#.nywit2x:J3dG


Dubai to make solar panels on rooftops compulsory by 2030

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/dubai-make-solar-panels-rooftops-compulsory-by-2030-1531314


By studying the largest glaciers on earth, scientists hope to determine whether we’ll have time to respond to climate change or whether it’s already too late.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/15/magazine/the-secrets-in-greenlands-ice-sheets.html?smid=nytcore-ipad-share&smprod=nytcore-ipad


New York City: How and Why To Get To Zero Waste
http://www.nypress.com/columnsop-ed/20151124/how-and-why-to-get-to-zero-waste


Sustainable Cocktails and ‘Zero-Waste’ Bars Are Changing How You Drink

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-11-25/zero-waste-bars-and-sustainable-cocktails-come-to-u-s-


Product Stewardship: Whose Responsibility Is It Anyway?

https://www.environmentalleader.com/2015/11/30/product-stewardship-whose-responsibility-is-it-anyway/


U.S. Could Gain Trillions From Global Climate Change Action, Study Finds

Our financial stability is at stake, economists warn.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/us-trillions-climate-change_5637acc1e4b0631799132a1b?utm_hp_ref=science&ir=Science&section=science


What can the world learn from Växjö, Europe’s self-styled greenest city?

In 1991, the southern Swedish city became the first in the world to declare its intention to become fossil-fuel free. So how much progress has been made, and does Växjö offer a blueprint for bigger cities too?

http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2015/nov/25/what-can-the-world-learn-from-vaxjo-europes-self-styled-greenest-city?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Gmail