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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 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/