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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 – June 2016

Nike says ‘just do it’ to the circular economy

Nike Circular Economy

Sportswear giant Nike aims to build on progress made in its latest sustainability report by integrating the circular economy into its business strategy, after becoming the latest major brand to join the Ellen MacArthur Foundation as a global partner.

Towards the decarbonisation of the global economy


Carbon hits $15 a tonne benchmark


Emissions change promises to spur forestry

Soils to Reverse Climate Change: What Do We Know about “Carbon Farming” Practices?

A Boon for Soil, and for the Environment

Build it (Sustainably) and They Will Come

The Perenniel, a new restaurant, cares about its “Foodprint”

Antibiotics Make Cows Release More Methane

GMOs As A Corporate Control Tactic

It’s impossible to talk about GMO ethics without considering how corporations like Monsanto use GMOs as means of control.

Renewable Windfall as Germany’s Green Energy Meets 87 Percent of Demand

Sunday’s milestone was made possible because of a people-powered “energy revolution.”

One way to sell a tax on carbon: Cut other taxes

Carbon-neutral beef is easy, and a valuable commodity, according to speakers at a field day

Abandoning Doubt & Denial, School District Officially Embraces Climate Literacy

Portland, Oregon schools call for climate justice and student activism

Portugal runs for four days straight on renewable energy alone

Zero emission milestone reached as country is powered by just wind, solar and hydro-generated electricity for 107 hours


Ellen MacArthur Foundation launches ‘New Plastics Economy’ initiative — with major support


Scaling Sustainable Plastics

Solutions to Drive Plastics Towards a Sustainable Economy

Oil firms have 10 years to change strategy or face ‘short, brutish end’

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The Soil Story

The Latest Report On Bees Is A Total Buzzkill

Sobering GIF Shows Earth’s Climate Spiraling Toward The Brink

‘Stockbroker’s Bible’ Just Told Oil Industry To Accept Its Demise

Coming from the Financial Times, that’s a sobering wake-up call.

‘Biodegradable’ Plastics Are A Big Fat Lie

A new U.N. report says the supposed greener technology is anything but.

Agricultural emissions ‘reality check’

Imagine A World In Which Nothing Gets Thrown Away

Hawaii Could Be The First State To Help Farms Go Organic

Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2016

Sustainable future excludes landfill expansions

Harvesting Liberty: Dan Malloy’s New Film Investigates Hemp Farming

Under the Influence: The National Research Council and GMOs

The National Research Council’s ties to the biotech industry and other corporations create conflicts of interest and raise questions about the independence of their work.