Knowledge for Responsible Earthians

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