Knowledge for Responsible Earthians

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