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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 2016

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