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The Guardian view on a green new deal: save jobs and the planet 

The pandemic is an opportunity to tackle the climate emergency by creating productive green jobs for those made redundant by the crisis


Global Warming Will Cause Ecosystems 

to Produce More Methane Than First Predicted 

New research suggests that as the Earth warms natural ecosystems will release more of the greenhouse gas methane than expected from predictions based on temperature increases alone.


Farming for the Future at Frey Vineyards


Better wines among the pines: Agroforestry can climate-proof grapes, French researchers show


Vatican urges Catholics to drop investments in fossil fuels, arms - Reuters   


Earth’s Rapidly Degrading Soil Is Bad News For Human Health


Trapping the Sun: New Thin-Film Technology Uses Sustainable Components for Solar Panels


Maryland offshore wind farm could become stop-over region for migrating striped bass and Atlantic sturgeon 


Turning Wastewater into a Resource

A new European initiative aims to create a “Water Smart Industrial Symbiosis”


Multiple Crises Signal the Need to Change Course

People are calling for change. It's time.

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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/