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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 

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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

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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 May 2015

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Soil & Carbon: Soil Solutions to Climate Problems

An excess of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the Earth’s atmosphere is warming the
planet and increasing the severity and intensity of extreme weather events.
Because the atmosphere can only absorb so much of this greenhouse gas,
excess CO2 is dissolving into our oceans, causing them to acidify. Ocean
acidification not only harms marine life, it puts food webs at risk.


NRC Sustainable Materials Management Webinar with Larry Black.

Chipotle Becomes First Fast Food Chain to Go GMO-Free

Commercial Styrofoam Products Banned From New York City as of July 1

The EU Circular Economy:

To Infinity and Beyond

Start A Garden, No Matter How Little Space You Have. Here’s How.

Introducing the 2015 Goldman Prize Winners

How the Circular Economy Tackles Climate Change

Seed Laws That Criminalize Farmers: Resistance and Fightback

Circular economy could bring 70 percent cut in carbon emissions by 2030

Renewables Re-energized: Green Energy Investments Worldwide Surge 17% to $270 Billion in 2014

The Waste Biz: Has Recycling Glass Gotten Too Expensive?


There are political-economic system models that deliver 
superior social, economic and ecological outcomes

Shortages drive the circular revolution

Can a closed loop cradle-to-cradle economy really work?

Growing a Better System 

At Planting Justice, urban gardens are a tool to address both food sovereignty and the prison industrial complex.


EPR or Integration Project Delivery? Which is more realistic for the construction sector?

Eating from the Farm: the social, environmental, and economic benefits of local food systems

5 megatrends that will unleash value in the circular economy

Beyond capitalism and socialism: could a new economic approach save the planet?

A holistic approach to the economy is necessary to avoid social, environmental and economic collapse, according to a new report by the Capital Institute

“Pollution cannot be free anymore”: businesses and unions discuss carbon tax in Quebec

The Circular Economy: The Start of an Economic Revolution or Just the Latest Business Buzzword? –

Talk explores deep roots of thinking on environment

Recycled plastics market facing ‘unprecedented challenges’

Dairies decline talks on future of rHDPE supply chain

California may require more recycled content in bottles

Whole Foods and Xerces Society Work to Help Pollinators at Risk

How one woman lives a ‘zero waste’ life

Austin’s Zero Waste campaign

Climbing Mount Compost

Austin’s next big zero-waste project is feeding nature’s recycling program

Frugal Innovation: How to do Better with Less

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