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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 – 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’

See 4 minute video imbedded in this article:

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.