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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 – October 2016

How restorative agriculture could lead to commercial advantage

Restorative Agriculture

Fair World Project Releases Statement on US, China Formal Sign-On to Paris Climate Agreement

Leading Consumer Advocacy Group Calls for Support for Small-Scale Farmers and Fair Trade

‘How do we feed the world without destroying it?’

4 Levels of Regenerative Agriculture

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What is regenerative agriculture and how can it become a global force that can transform not only farming but our economies and even climate change? Find out more about this scholarly free white paper.

Can Yvon Chouinard Fix The Damage?

 The promise of a digitally enabled circular economy

Jerry Brown signs major climate bill: ‘This is big, and I hope it sends a message across the country’

How Walking in Nature Changes the Brain

A tenth of world’s wilderness disappeared in decades

Electricity-Generating Windows Could Turn Skyscrapers into Solar Farms

Chevron vs. the Amazon (2016) – “Chevron Texaco’s spilling of 19 billion gallons of oil and waste in Ecuador’s pristine Amazon rainforest–and the 25-year-long legal battle that followed”

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Atlantic Marine Monument

Why It Took Decades of Blaming Parents Before We Banned Lead Paint

Erecycling dumped in foreign landfills:

See Where the Electronic Junk You Thought You Recycled Ends Up

A new report finds that old phones, computers, and other electronic waste sent to U.S. recycling centers are heading to landfills in developing countries.

France Just Banned Plastic Cups and Cutlery

Tesla Wins Massive Contract to Help Power the California Grid

As solar installations multiply, U.S. utility companies fight back

Tracking Seafood Sources

Rivers dumping microplastics into Great Lakes

Acidity in atmosphere minimised to preindustrial levels

Study: Earth’s Roughly Warmest in About 100,000 Years

Energy Secretary Presses Congress for Comprehensive Climate Legislation

The circular economy as a $1 trillion opportunity

Breaking the Climate Procrastination Habit: How to Bring on America the SustainableIt’s a long list, but things can be done to get this country on a renewable energy track.

Waste not want not: Sweden to give tax breaks for repairs

Bumble bee is proposed for U.S. endangered species status

Series of Texas quakes likely triggered by oil and gas industry activity | Science | AAAS

Atomic bombs from WW2 German Scientists’ Point-of-view

Solar power cost down 25% in five months – “There’s no reason why the cost of solar will ever increase again”

Plastic microfibre ingestion by deep-sea organisms :

Scientific Reports

New gel coating makes rechargeable nanowire batteries last forever

A Sustainable Life at Home: How IKEA Plans to Become Circular by 2030

No fracking, drilling or digging:

it’s the only way to save life on Earth