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How corporations become carbon neutral

Last year, Jeff Bezos pledged that Amazon would be carbon neutral by 2040, while Starbucks aims to be resource positive by 2030 through the 50 percent reduction in carbon emissions, landfill waste, and water withdrawal.

https://www.maddyness.com/uk/2021/06/03/how-corporations-become-carbon-neutral/


For flood-prone cities, seawalls raise as many questions as they answer

https://theconversation.com/for-flood-prone-cities-seawalls-raise-as-many-questions-as-they-answer-162587


Traffic-light system of ‘eco-scores’ to be piloted on British food labels

UK government and major brands back bid to help consumers assess environmental impact of products 

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/jun/27/traffic-light-system-of-eco-scores-to-be-piloted-on-british-food-labels


Fungus creates a fast track for carbon

https://earth.stanford.edu/news/fungus-creates-fast-track-carbon#gs.34rm6e


Arctic sea ice thinning faster than expected 

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/2021/jun/arctic-sea-ice-thinning-faster-expected


Californian smoke drifted as far as Central Europe in autumn 2020 and caused heavy clouding of the sun 

https://www.tropos.de/en/current-issues/press-releases/details/kalifornischer-rauch-zog-im-herbst-2020-bis-nach-mitteleuropa-und-sorgte-fuer-starke-truebung-der-sonne


How Big Polluters are advancing a “net zero” climate agenda to delay, deceive, and deny

https://www.corporateaccountability.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/The-Big-Con_EN.pdf


How colonialism’s legacy makes it harder for countries to escape poverty and fossil fuels today

https://theconversation.com/how-colonialisms-legacy-makes-it-harder-for-countries-to-escape-poverty-and-fossil-fuels-today-159807


Amid Troubles for Fossil Fuels, Has the Era of ‘Peak Oil’ Arrived?

https://e360.yale.edu/features/amid-troubles-for-fossil-fuels-has-the-era-of-peak-oil-arrived


Farmers in the Amazon could earn 9 times more and prevent ecosystem collapse

https://news.mongabay.com/2021/06/farmers-in-the-amazon-could-earn-9-times-more-and-prevent-ecosystem-collapse/

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Green Mission News – July, 2021

Climate, biodiversity & farmers benefit from rubber agroforestry: report https://news.mongabay.com/2021/06/climate-and-biodiversity-benefit-from-rubber-agroforestry-report/ Extreme events: ecosystems offer cost effective protection https://www.cmcc.it/article/extreme-events-protect-with-ecosystems-is-cost-effective New research lifts the clouds on land

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Green Mission News – May, 2021

Class ConsciousnessCan’t Combine View: We must understand relationship between economy and ecology https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/et-evoke/view-we-must-understand-relationship-between-economy-and-ecology/articleshow/81876857.cms Changing our ways? Behaviour change and the climate crisisThe report of the Cambridge

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Green Mission News – Earth Month 2021

What a 40-year experiment can tell us about organic food. Takeaways from Rodale Institute’s Farming Systems Trial. https://peeled.substack.com/p/what-a-40-year-experiment-can-tell Transform school meals to nourish kids and

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Green Mission News – December, 2020

For sustainable business, ‘planetary boundaries’ define the new rules https://news.mongabay.com/2020/11/for-sustainable-business-planetary-boundaries-define-the-new-rules/ What could a good green recovery plan actually look like? What do governments across the

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Green Mission News – July 2020

A greener economy: how we make sustainability central to business  https://theconversation.com/a-greener-economy-how-we-make-sustainability-central-to-business-139086   The Path Beyond Extinction and Escape:  Return to Earth, Regenerate and Share Message for

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Green Mission News – May 2020

From Emergency to Emergence.   The pandemic has also exposed extreme vulnerabilities in the global market economy, including its long and highly specialized linear supply chains,

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Green Mission News – Earth Month 2020

Ecological Reflections on the Corona virus From the forests, to our farms, to our gut microbiome https://navdanyainternational.org/one-planet-one-health-connected-through-biodiversity/ Coronavirus pandemic leading to huge drop in air

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Green Mission News – March 2020

Al Gore promotes carbon markets, regenerative agriculture at D.C. conference https://thefern.org/ag_insider/al-gore-promotes-carbon-markets-regenerative-agriculture-at-d-c-conference/ How to support your children in turning climate angst into climate action https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/transformation/how-support-your-children-turning-climate-angst-climate-action/  

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Green Mission News – February, 2020

Banking on Climate? https://www.ran.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Banking_on_Climate_Change_2019_vFINAL1.pdf Hundreds of workers defy Amazon rules to protest company’s climate failures Employees ‘needed to stand up for what’s right’ despite policy

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Green Mission News – January 2020

Statistic of the decade: The massive deforestation of the Amazon https://theconversation.com/statistic-of-the-decade-the-massive-deforestation-of-the-amazon-128307 Greta Thunberg named Time magazine’s person of the year Teen activist lauded by magazine

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Green Mission News – October 2019

‘Genius’ Grant Goes To Marine Scientist Who Embraces Flash Mobs And Comic Books https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2019/09/25/763456317/genius-grant-goes-to-marine-scientist-who-embraces-flash-mobs-and-comic-books Is Compost the Secret to Making Ag Climate Friendly? A new

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Green Mission News – September 2019

Greta Thunberg’s Transatlantic Sailing Trip Is Seriously Carbon-Neutral https://cleantechnica.com/2019/08/22/greta-thunbergs-transatlantic-sailing-trip-is-seriously-carbon-neutral/   Walter Jehne – The Soil Carbon Sponge, Climate Solutions and Healthy Water Cycles (video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=123y7jDdbfY

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Green Mission News – July 2019

  A new generation of leaders understands that individual actions won’t fix our environmental problems By defining environmental citizenship as responsible consumption, sustainability advocates downplay

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Green Mission News – June 2019

Climate change and biodiversity should be top headline news (David Suzuki) http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/david-suzuki/2019/05/climate-change-and-biodiversity-should-be-top-headline-news We’re Not the Class of 2019. We’re the Class of 0000. Deliver a

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Green Mission News – May 2019

A Global Deal For Nature: Guiding principles, milestones, and targets https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/5/4/eaaw2869 AND New paper proposes a science-based ‘Global Deal for Nature’ https://news.mongabay.com/2019/04/new-paper-proposes-a-science-based-global-deal-for-nature/ Why Is Going

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Green Mission News – March 2019

US Youth Climate Strikes https://www.youthclimatestrikeus.org/ Becoming Greta: ‘Invisible Girl’ to Global Climate Activist, With Bumps Along the Way https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/18/climate/greta-thunburg.html THIS IS A CRISIS FACING UP

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Green Mission News – October 2018

California Climate Strategy An Integrated Plan for Addressing Climate Change http://www.climatechange.ca.gov   New study finds incredibly high carbon pollution costs – especially for the US

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Green Mission News – July, 2021


Climate, biodiversity & farmers benefit from rubber agroforestry: report

https://news.mongabay.com/2021/06/climate-and-biodiversity-benefit-from-rubber-agroforestry-report/


Extreme events: ecosystems offer cost effective protection

https://www.cmcc.it/article/extreme-events-protect-with-ecosystems-is-cost-effective


New research lifts the clouds on land clearing and biodiversity loss

https://cms.qut.edu.au/corpsite/news


Net zero by 2050? Even if Scott Morrison gets the Nationals on board, hold the applause

https://theconversation.com/net-zero-by-2050-even-if-scott-morrison-gets-the-nationals-on-board-hold-the-applause-163074


Hemp Projects Win 42% of Pennsylvania Specialty Crop Block Grants

https://www.ganjapreneur.com/42-of-pennsylvania-specialty-crop-block-grant-funds-awarded-to-hemp-projects/


Regenerative Farming In Cannabis/Hemp: The New Art Of A Lost Science

https://www.forbes.com/sites/andrewdeangelo/2021/06/22/regenerative-farming-in-cannabishemp-the-new-art-of-a-lost-science/


EVs Cost 40 Percent Less to Maintain Than Conventional Cars, Energy Department Report Says 

https://e360.yale.edu/digest/energy-department-report-finds-that-evs-cost-40-percent-less-to-maintain-than-conventional-cars


Nuclear Menace, Climate Danger | KPFA (audio 53 minutes)

https://kpfa.org/episode/against-the-grain-june-15-2021/


World must rewild on massive scale to heal nature and climate, says UN

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jun/03/rewild-on-massive-scale-to-heal-nature-and-climate-says-un-decade-on-ecosystem-restoration-aoe


Can climate-smart regenerative farming save the earth?

Big Food is pledging to combat climate change with regenerative soil practices. Will they dig deep enough?

https://www.corporateknights.com/channels/food-beverage/can-climate-smart-regenerative-farming-save-the-earth-16248924/


Defining the principles of regenerative agriculture (video) https://www.realagriculture.com/2021/06/defining-the-principles-of-regenerative-agriculture/


CO2 Emissions Are Rebounding, but Clean Energy Revolutions are Emerging

https://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/pressrelease/co2-emissions-are-rebounding-but-clean-energy-revolutions-are-emerging


Professor Works To Maximize Efficiency Of Solar Light Pipes

https://today.tamu.edu/2021/06/01/professor-works-to-maximize-efficiency-of-solar-light-pipes/


Six reasons why the EU isn’t as green as it claims

Don’t be fooled: the European Green Deal isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/oureconomy/six-reasons-why-the-eu-isnt-as-green-as-it-claims/


From Flores to Papua: Meet 10 of Indonesia’s mangrove guardians

https://news.mongabay.com/2021/06/from-flores-to-papua-meet-10-of-indonesias-mangrove-guardians/


Organic farmers in France stage naked protest against aid cuts

Workers post nude photos online to gain attention after proposed change to the EU common agricultural policy 

https://www.connexionfrance.com/French-news/Organic-farmers-in-France-stage-naked-protest-against-aid-cuts


Japan’s Growth plan for green investments, securing chips

https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20210602_28/


Listening to communities must go beyond ticking compliance boxes’, says Peter Kallang, a Kenyah leader

https://news.mongabay.com/2021/06/listening-to-communities-must-go-beyond-ticking-compliance-boxes-says-peter-kallang-a-kenyah-leader/


The key to averting environmental catastrophe is right beneath our feet

https://news.mongabay.com/2021/06/the-key-to-averting-environmental-catastrophe-is-right-beneath-our-feet/


How Pesticides Are Harming Soil Ecosystems

At a time when interest in regenerative agriculture is growing, a new study looks at the way pesticides can devastate soil species that foster plant health and sequester carbon.

https://civileats.com/2021/06/04/how-pesticides-are-harming-soil-ecosystems/


Polar vortex, winter heat may change bird populations

https://news.wisc.edu/polar-vortex-winter-heat-may-change-bird-populations/


A ‘jolt’ for ocean carbon sequestration

https://source.wustl.edu/2021/05/a-jolt-for-ocean-carbon-sequestration/


How corporations become carbon neutral

Last year, Jeff Bezos pledged that Amazon would be carbon neutral by 2040, while Starbucks aims to be resource positive by 2030 through the 50 percent reduction in carbon emissions, landfill waste, and water withdrawal.

https://www.maddyness.com/uk/2021/06/03/how-corporations-become-carbon-neutral/


For flood-prone cities, seawalls raise as many questions as they answer

https://theconversation.com/for-flood-prone-cities-seawalls-raise-as-many-questions-as-they-answer-162587


Traffic-light system of ‘eco-scores’ to be piloted on British food labels

UK government and major brands back bid to help consumers assess environmental impact of products 

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/jun/27/traffic-light-system-of-eco-scores-to-be-piloted-on-british-food-labels


Fungus creates a fast track for carbon

https://earth.stanford.edu/news/fungus-creates-fast-track-carbon#gs.34rm6e


Arctic sea ice thinning faster than expected 

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/2021/jun/arctic-sea-ice-thinning-faster-expected


Californian smoke drifted as far as Central Europe in autumn 2020 and caused heavy clouding of the sun 

https://www.tropos.de/en/current-issues/press-releases/details/kalifornischer-rauch-zog-im-herbst-2020-bis-nach-mitteleuropa-und-sorgte-fuer-starke-truebung-der-sonne


How Big Polluters are advancing a “net zero” climate agenda to delay, deceive, and deny

https://www.corporateaccountability.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/The-Big-Con_EN.pdf


How colonialism’s legacy makes it harder for countries to escape poverty and fossil fuels today

https://theconversation.com/how-colonialisms-legacy-makes-it-harder-for-countries-to-escape-poverty-and-fossil-fuels-today-159807


Amid Troubles for Fossil Fuels, Has the Era of ‘Peak Oil’ Arrived?

https://e360.yale.edu/features/amid-troubles-for-fossil-fuels-has-the-era-of-peak-oil-arrived


Farmers in the Amazon could earn 9 times more and prevent ecosystem collapse

https://news.mongabay.com/2021/06/farmers-in-the-amazon-could-earn-9-times-more-and-prevent-ecosystem-collapse/

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