Blocking sunlight to cool Earth won’t reduce crop damage from global warming: Solar geoengineering could reduce temperatures and heat stress, but also reduces photosynthesis

 “This research conforms with our Green Transition Scoreboard 2018 “Capturing CO2 While Improving Human Nutrition &Health“, where we report that shifting our freshwater-dependent food system toward saltwater agriculture and the thousands of varieties of salt-loving (halophyte) plants, e.g: quinoa, is not only the most effective way to  capture CO2, but …

Talking Earth science

Talking Earth science This year expert scientists joined ESA’s Earth observation summer school to explain how satellites are advancing our understanding of Earth. Watch the lecture replays

“The Race Of Our Lives Revisited” by Jeremy Grantham

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this  new White Paper by one of the best-informed investors on the planet, Jeremy Bentham,  of GMO www.gmo.com, who  has been sounding alarms on climate change and threats to  our food supply  and long-term survival for many years. This paper updates his earlier forecasts and shows …

30 Traditional Crops to Celebrate Indigenous Farming

“Ethical Markets highly recommends the global efforts of FOODTANK and Danielle Nierenberg, editor of  “Nourished Planet“ and in particular this recognition of indigenous people and the crops they have nurtured for centuries. These plant species are now needed to diversify our current agrochemical industrial food supply too dependent only on …

Upcoming events, change in leadership & more

Join CDSB as our new Chair of the Technical Working Group We are seeking an experienced and established thought leader in the field of environmental and climate disclosure and mainstream reporting, to appoint as the Chair of its Technical Working Group (TWG). With exciting opportunities to be profiled across the …

Fertilizer destroys plant microbiome’s ability to protect against disease: Healthy microbiomes on plant leaves protect against pathogens, though not on fertilized plants

“Yet another reason to shift investments toward saltwater agriculture and halophyte plants that don’t need fertilizers or pesticides, as we report in our annual Green Transition Scoreboard 2018  (now a free download at www.ethicalmarkets.com Hazel Henderson, Editor“   Fertilizer destroys plant microbiome’s ability to protect against disease: Healthy microbiomes on …

The world is losing the war against climate change

“Ethical Markets is encouraged to see THE ECONOMIST facing up to climate change issues, but we don’t yet see their editorial board expanding its models of traditional economic theory or finance.  The lowest-hanging fruit for direct CO2 capture is in shifting over-investment in freshwater agriculture on which our food now …

Hundreds are dying from ignorance of rising heatwave risks

August 2018 Hundreds are dying from ignorance of rising heatwave risks Evidence that many people die during heatwave conditions in the UK are highlighted in this commentary by Bob Ward. He goes on to argue that many of these deaths could be prevented if the flow of information to the public …

HOW TO LOSE AN EARTH IN 10 YEARS

Other News Information that Markets Eliminate By Shannon Osaka – Grist The New York Times and the super-wicked problem of climate change This weekend, the New York Times’ print subscribers will get something kind of crazy in the mail: A 66-page magazine with only a single article — and it’s …