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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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How restorative agriculture could lead to commercial advantage

Restorative Agriculture

http://www.producebusinessuk.com/opinion/fresh-opinions/2016/09/22/how-restorative-agriculture-could-lead-to-commercial-advantage


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

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/fair-world-project-releases-statement-on-us-china-formal-sign-on-to-paris-climate-agreement-300324907.html


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

http://www.foodbusinessnews.net/How_do_we_feed_the_world


4 Levels of Regenerative Agriculture

– free report

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.

https://www.permaculture.co.uk/4-levels-of-regenerative-agriculture-free-report


Can Yvon Chouinard Fix The Damage?

http://huddle.today/can-yvon-chouinard-fix-damage/


 The promise of a digitally enabled circular economy

https://www.greenbiz.com/article/promise-digitally-enabled-circular-economy


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

http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article100651307.html


How Walking in Nature Changes the Brain

http://nyti.ms/1VtpuT6


A tenth of world’s wilderness disappeared in decades

http://www.cnn.com/2016/09/09/world/wilderness-loss/index.html


Electricity-Generating Windows Could Turn Skyscrapers into Solar Farms

http://futurism.com/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”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MssnB31PmZI


Mushroom burial suit

http://pubx.co/7kW64k


Atlantic Marine Monument

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/obama-atlantic-ocean-marine-monument_us_57da43d5e4b04a1497b290f2?section=


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

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/04/why-it-took-decades-of-blaming-parents-before-we-banned-lead-paint/275169/


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.

http://www.takepart.com/article/2016/10/04/e-waste-recycling-not-really-recycled?cmpid=tp-ptnr-huffpost


France Just Banned Plastic Cups and Cutlery

https://munchies.vice.com/en/articles/france-just-banned-plastic-cups-and-cutlery


Tesla Wins Massive Contract to Help Power the California Grid

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-09-15/tesla-wins-utility-contract-to-supply-grid-scale-battery-storage-after-porter-ranch-gas-leak


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

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/world/solar-panels-nevada-1.3765962


Tracking Seafood Sources

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/seafood-traceability-technology_us_57db9fa2e4b04a1497b3960f?section=


Rivers dumping microplastics into Great Lakes

http://pubx.co/wOyTAv


Acidity in atmosphere minimised to preindustrial levels

http://sciencebulletin.org/archives/5347.html


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

http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/study-earths-roughly-warmest-100000-years-42366964


Energy Secretary Presses Congress for Comprehensive Climate Legislation

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/moniz-climate-week_us_57dedc08e4b04a1497b50406?section=


The circular economy as a $1 trillion opportunity

https://www.greenbiz.com/article/circular-economy-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.

http://billmoyers.com/story/breaking-climate-procrastination-habit-bring-america-sustainable/


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

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/sep/19/waste-not-want-not-sweden-tax-breaks-repairs


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

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/09/22/world/science-health-world/bumble-bee-proposed-u-s-endangered-species-status/#.V-iZAx5lDqA


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

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/09/series-texas-quakes-likely-triggered-oil-and-gas-industry-activity


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

http://germanhistorydocs.ghi-dc.org/pdf/eng/English101.pdf


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

https://electrek.co/2016/09/26/solar-power-cost-down-25-in-five-months-theres-no-reason-why-the-cost-of-solar-will-ever-increase-again/


Plastic microfibre ingestion by deep-sea organisms :

Scientific Reports

http://www.nature.com/articles/srep33997


New gel coating makes rechargeable nanowire batteries last forever

http://www.geek.com/tech/new-gel-coating-makes-rechargeable-nanowire-batteries-last-forever-1672063/


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

http://www.sustainablebrands.com/sustainable_life_home_how_ikea_plans_become_circular


No fracking, drilling or digging:

it’s the only way to save life on Earth

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/sep/27/fracking-digging-drilling-paris-agreement-fossil-fuels?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Gmail