Knowledge for Responsible Earthians

Green Mission News – December 2016

What makes plastic trash seem so tasty to seabirds?

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2016/1109/What-makes-plastic-trash-seem-so-tasty-to-seabirds


Plastic island: How our trash is destroying paradise

http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2016/12/world/midway-plastic-island/


Life in Syntropy (Agroforestry; 15 minute video)

https://vimeo.com/146953911


An agency inside the Obama administration poured billions into fossil fuel projects that will lead to global carbon emissions on a damaging scale

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/nov/30/us-fossil-fuel-investment-obama-climate-change-legacy


The broad footprint of climate change from genes to biomes to people

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/354/6313/aaf7671


ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP:

OUR GREEN MISSION

http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/mission-values/environmental-stewardship/green-mission


Chinese Economy moving to low carbon

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2016-11/05/content_27282300.htm


POLICY SHIFT OPPORTUNITIES FOR A CIRCULAR ECONOMY?

http://circulatenews.org/2016/11/policy-shift-opportunities-circular-economy/


California votes to keep state ban on plastic bags

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/California-votes-to-keep-state-ban-on-plastic-bags-10604356.php


Salatin’s Virginia Regenerative Farm Documentary

http://www.polyfaces.com/trailer-english/


Farmers’ climate work celebrated at international summit

http://www.nfuonline.com/news/latest-news/farmers-work-in-tackling-climate-change-celebrated-at-international-summit/


500-year-old clams recorded changes in ocean climate

https://www.researchgate.net/blog/post/500-year-old-clams-recorded-changes-in-ocean-climate


Finland set to become first country to ban coal use for energy

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2113827-finland-set-to-become-first-country-to-ban-coal-use-for-energy/


This Is the First City in Florida to Commit to 100 Percent Renewable Energy

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/st-petersberg-fla-100-percent-renewable-energy


Elon Musk says a Tesla solar roof could cost less than your crappy normal roof

http://www.sciencealert.com/elon-musk-says-a-tesla-solar-roof-could-cost-less-than-your-crappy-normal-roof?perpetual=yes&limitstart=1


Green Technologies Learning Centre Kicks off to Support Transition to Green Economy

http://astanatimes.com/2016/11/green-technologies-learning-centre-kicks-off-to-support-transition-to-green-economy/


Why Dell Designs for Recyclability (and Your Company Should, Too)

http://www.environmentalleader.com/2016/11/why-dell-designs-for-recyclability-and-your-company-should-too/


US must transition to low-carbon energy

https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2016/11/20/must-transition-low-carbon-energy/fTMoMoFaNIFIYr4NBLYkhM/story.html


“Restoration Economy” Strives to Protect Pollinators, Create Jobs

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/ldquo-restoration-economy-rdquo-strives-to-protect-pollinators-create-jobs/#


Fibershed Leads the Movement in Sustainable Textile Systems

https://sourcingjournalonline.com/fibershed-sustainable-textile-systems/


How One Farm is Reinventing Agriculture for Better Food and a Brighter Future

http://www.utne.com/food/essex-farms-zbtz1611zsau


Farming Carbon into Soils and Trees: A Climate-Smart Mid-Century Strategy for Agriculture

http://blog.ucsusa.org/marcia-delonge/farming-carbon-into-soils-and-trees-a-climate-smart-mid-century-strategy-for-agriculture


Creating and manufacturing ecologically responsible packaging: Walk the eco-walk

http://www.packagingtoday.co.uk/features/featurewalk-the-eco-walk-5674881/


47 of the world’s poorest countries are aiming to hit 100% renewable energy

http://www.sciencealert.com/the-world-s-poorest-countries-aim-to-jump-straight-to-100-percent-green-energy


Health Canada proposes ban of bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticide – British Columbia

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/health-canada-imidacloprid-neonicotinoid-1.3864450


Pesticide studies must be made public, EU court rules

http://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/pesticide-studies-must-be-made-public-eu-court-rules/