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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 October 2015

Pope Francis would love the obscure theories of this dead Romanian economist

http://qz.com/510096/pope-francis-would-love-the-theories-of-this-dead-romanian-economist/


THE NEED FOR A NEW ECONOMIC SYSTEM: PART 9

http://www.countercurrents.org/avery220815.htm

 


Brazil to generate more GDP if cuts carbon emissions

http://zeenews.india.com/news/eco-news/brazil-to-generate-more-gdp-if-cuts-carbon-emissions_1803974.html


Report: Low-Carbon Cities a $17 Trillion Economic Opportunity

http://www.sustainablebrands.com/news_and_views/new_metrics/mike_hower/report_low-carbon_cities_are_17_trillion_economic_opportunity


Lessons from the frontlines of the next industrial revolution

http://www.greenbiz.com/article/lessons-frontlines-next-industrial-revolution


Aqueous Hybrid Ion Battery Inventor Wins $500,000 Prize

These Incredible Saltwater Batteries Are Designed To Store Renewable Energy

Now we can clean power even when the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing.

http://www.energymatters.com.au/renewable-news/ahi-battery-prize-em5068/

and

http://www.fastcoexist.com/3051217/these-incredible-saltwater-batteries-are-designed-to-store-renewable-energy


High Efficiency SunPower Solar Panels Power 12-Megawatt Roc du Doun Solar Plant

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/high-efficiency-sunpower-solar-panels-power-12-megawatt-roc-du-doun-solar-plant-2015-09-22


Target Expands Sustainable Product Index to Include 1,000+ Toxic Chemicals

http://www.sustainablebrands.com/news_and_views/chemistry_materials/hannah_furlong/target_expands_sustainable_product_index_pledges_e


Cap Fossil Fuel Production Now!

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/09/09/cap-fossil-fuel-production-now


USDA Organic Survey (2014)

http://www.agcensus.usda.gov/Publications/2012/Online_Resources/Organics/ORGANICS.pdf


The leap manifesto: A Call for a Canada Based on Caring for the Earth and One Another

https://leapmanifesto.org/en/the-leap-manifesto/


http://www.courant.com/opinion/op-ed/hc-op-humphries-connecticut-climate-change-0906-20150904-story.html


Accelerating Low-Carbon Development in the World’s Cities
http://2015.newclimateeconomy.report/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/NCE2015_workingpaper_cities_final_web.pdf


Pollution of the Ocean – Water: Science and Issues

… especially from large coastal cities. … and what its effect was on ocean wildlife. Medical waste and … Anthony F. Solid Waste Pollution …

waterencyclopedia.com/Po-Re/Pollution-of-the-Ocean-by-Plastic-a…


WWF – Marine problems: Pollution
Over 80% of marine pollution … Fertilizer runoff from farms and lawns is a huge problem for coastal … People once assumed that the ocean was so large that all …

wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/blue_planet/problems/poll…


Plane search hampered by ocean garbage problem – CNN.com

Most ocean garbage comes from land. Lost containers are only a minor part of the problem. While ship waste also adds to oceancoastal cities lack …

cnn.com/2014/03/21/world/missing-plane-ocean-garb…


Urban Environment Unit, UNEP

Urban Environment Unit : Search … a location for waste disposal, coastal cities compromise … on “Coastal Area Pollution. The Role of Cities” which shows …

unep.org/urban_environment/issues/coastal_zones.asp


Ocean Trash Plaguing Our Sea | Smithsonian Ocean Portal

In the Pacific Ocean, … creates a big problem. … Washed Ashore: From Beach Trash to Ocean Art. A plastic bag floats at sea.

ocean.si.edu/ocean-news/ocean-trash-plaguing-our-sea


Coastal-issues-links/solid-waste-and-marine-litter#links

… solid waste collection coverage in major Caribbean cities varies from … solid waste at sea (marine … of the marine litter problem and …

cep.unep.org/publications-and-resources/marine-and-coa…


Pacific Ocean Floor Is a Huge Underwater Garbage Dump

Pacific Ocean Floor Is a … Great Pacific Garbage Patch causes real problems for … to breed out on the open ocean, and this could have a big impact on …

truth-out.org/news/item/17386-pacific-ocean-floor-is-a-…


Ripple Effects: Population and Coastal Regions

… 1,000 people arrive in China’s large coastal cities … Population Issues in Coastal Regions Managing coastal areas … Integrated Coastal and Ocean

prb.org/pdf/RippleEffects_Eng.pdf


Wasted: New York City’s Giant Garbage Problem | Observer

New York City’s 8 million … New York City’s Giant Garbage Problem. … if you look back and remember the time when we dumped our garbage into the ocean, …

observer.com/2008/04/wasted-new-york-citys-giant-garba…


What is the biggest source of pollution in the ocean?

What is the biggest source of pollution in the ocean? … When large tracts of land … of the United States are adversely affected by coastal pollution.

oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/pollution.html


Ripple Effects: Population and Coastal Regions

… 1,000 people arrive in China’s large coastal cities each day, … Future Steps in Addressing Population Issues in Coastal … Integrated Coastal and Ocean

prb.org/Publications/Reports/2003/RippleEffectsPo…


Oceans of Trash | Scholastic.com

These plastic products get caught in ocean currents and end up in large “garbage … beach could cut themselves on trash … problem of ocean trash “is …

scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3752034


Ocean Conservancy: Fighting for Trash Free Seas

We face many complex challenges when it comes to a clean and healthy ocean, but one problem is … International Coastal Cleanup, Ocean Action Network, Trash …

oceanconservancy.org/our-work/marine-debris/


Why is the world’s biggest landfill in the Pacific Ocean …

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, … Due to its lack of large fish and gentle breezes, … “Why is the world\u0027s biggest landfill in the Pacific Ocean?”

science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/earth/oceanography/great-pa…


Great Pacific garbage patch – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Great Pacific garbage patch, … The garbage patch occupies a large and relatively stationary … across the North Pacific Ocean, including coastal waters off …

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Pacific_Garbage_Patch


Pacific Ocean Plastic Waste Dump | Ecology Global Network

… the middle of the North Pacific Ocean is said to be one or two … Pacific Ocean Plastic Waste … the beach because it will go into the ocean and …

ecology.com/2011/09/10/pacific-ocean-plastic-waste-dump/


Polluted Ocean Photos — National Geographic

Ocean Pollution Pictures, Wallpapers, Download … Garbage on Beach. … Ocean Issues Videos. Video: Coastal Cleanup.

ocean.nationalgeographic.com/ocean/photos/ocean-pollution


Marine Habitat Destruction — National Geographic

Learn about the environmental issue of marine habitat … Cities, factories, and farms create waste, … Ninety percent of the large predators in the ocean are …

ocean.nationalgeographic.com/ocean/critical-issues-marine-habitat-dest…


The World’s Dump: Ocean Garbage From Hawaii to Japan

Ocean Garbage From Hawaii to … “It moves around like a big animal without a … “The garbage patch barfs, and you get a beach covered with this confetti of …

alternet.org/story/76056/the_world’s_dump:_ocean_garba…


Coastal management, Geographical issues: physical …

Coastal management refers to the use … Key human impacts and resultant environmental issues. Our coastal zone houses great … particularly in large cities, …

skwirk.com/p-c_s-16_u-140_t-414_c-1451/coastal-manag…


What is the Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch? | MNN – Mother …

It’s not one big “trash island,” but the Great Pacific … What is the Great Pacific Ocean Garbage … What’s the problem? Marine debris threatens …

mnn.com/earth-matters/translating-uncle-sam/stori…


Plastic Pollution in Oceans | NRDC

Marine plastic pollution shows us that we cannot … to the problem of plastic pollution. … eliminate your plastic waste generation. 4. Clean up your beach.

nrdc.org/oceans/plastic-ocean/


WWF – Threats to oceans and coasts

Threats to oceans and coasts. The WWF … The beach is not just a favourite … and the dumping of rubbish, ballast water, and oily waste are endangering marine …

wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/blue_planet/problems/


Ocean Pollution – Ocean Garbage – Marine Debris – SeaPics.com

Pictures of ocean pollution, garbage in the ocean, … from oil pollution and burning wood and coal cause genetic problems in marine animals. … off Kona coast, Big …

seapics.com/feature-subject/environment/ocean-polluti…


Pollution | Threats | WWF

Long-term exposure to air pollution, … city skies covered in … Some of this material accumulates in the centers of ocean gyres, creating great garbage patches.

worldwildlife.org/threats/pollution


Trash Islands – The Ocean Garbage Patch Trash Islands

… made up of tons and tons of trash and occupying an area as large as … After studying the trash found in the Great Pacific Garbage … When in the ocean

geography.about.com/od/globalproblemsandissues/a/trashislands…


Page Five of Photos of Garbage in the Ocean – SeaPics.com

Toxic pollutants in the ocean have considerable … Ocean Garbage and Marine Debris Pictures . … beach, Big Sur, California, Pacific Ocean.

seapics.com/feature-subject/environment/ocean-polluti…


Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch – National Geographic News

Search for missing Malaysian plane shines spotlight on giant ocean garbage … “This is a problem in every ocean … The Indian Ocean’s garbage patch is centered …

news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/04/140404-garbage-patch-indian-…


Brief on Environmental Problems of the Marine and Coastal …

Brief on Environmental Problems of the Marine … small and large … ¾ Adopt environmentally safe and efficient solid waste management in the coastal towns and …

environment.gov.pk/PRO_PDF/PositionPaper/Marine pollution.pdf


Soil & Carbon: Soil Solutions to Climate Problems

http://www.centerforfoodsafety.org/reports/3846/soil-and-carbon-soil-solutions-to-climate-problems#

and

http://www.centerforfoodsafety.org/files/soil-carbon-pamphlet_finalv2_88688.pdf