Board game introduces pathways to a competitive bioeconomy using hemp & bamboo

By Derek Markham | December 9, 2015 This Monopoly alternative is designed to act as a walkthrough of the concepts of a new economically and ecologically viable “Industrial Evolution” based on a renewable bioeconomy. To get from here, with here being a global economy based on petroleum and non-renewable resources that is literally killing us, to there, with there being a cleaner future with a livable climate and a high quality of life for all, we’re going to have to make some …

Solano Coalition for Better Health: Sustainable food system better for all

… communities partner to create a more locally based, self-reliant food economy. Adopting even one seemingly small and simple habit can make a difference in promoting a more sustainable food system. Here are the top five sustainable food habits: 1. Plant-based. A plant-based diet, which focusses on including more plant foods than animal foods in your diet, can have an impact on the environment. Producing billions of pounds of animal meat and dairy each year takes pesticides, chemical fertilizer, …

‘Cap and Trade’ Could Bring Millions for Environmental Projects – Times of San Diego

… innovative ways to curb pollution can sell back their permits, creating a market for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. “The solutions exist and the companies that provide them are located right here in San Diego,” noted Shannon Casey of Cleantech San Diego, an non-profit industry group promoting a sustainable economy. The bill expires in 2020, but supporters are urging that it be extended, with continued funding for environmental projects. The San Diego Unified School District board will …