News Roundup — Sept. 30, 2016

Low Tech News

 Chaga: The Old New Superfood – Walden Labs

Beekeepers Benefit From The Hive Mind In Community Apiaries – NPR

Environmental News

Presidential Candidates Hold Starkly Different Views On Energy – NPR

Carbon Tracker Analysis: ‘Renewables are Already Outcompeting Fossil Fuels’ – Resilience

How to Talk About the Paris Climate Agreement at the Bar – Vice: Motherboard

US Study Confirms Rapid Increase of Methane Emissions by Oil and Gas – Resilience

There Is No Such Thing as a “Sustainable” Coffee Pod – Mother Jones

Goodbye World: We’ve Passed the Carbon Tipping Point For Good – Vice: Motherboard

As Nations Embrace Paris Agreement, World’s Existing Fossil Fuels Set to Exceed its Goals – Resilience

Climate Change Got 82 Seconds in the Presidential Debate – Vice: Motherboard

In Memory of Bill Mollison, the “Father of Permaculture” – Deep Green Permaculture

Research News

Ig Nobel Awards Given For Rat Pants, Fly Catchers And Rocks With Personalities – NPR

Are We Reaching The End Of The Trend For Longer, Healthier Lives? – NPR

As a GMO Pillar Wobbles, Biotech Companies Promise New Insect-Killing Genes – NPR

Op-Ed

 Childhood games: What would Margaret Mead say about screen time? – Savage Minds

There’s One Problem with Mark Zuckerberg’s Plan to Solve All Diseases – Vice: Motherboard

How Can Fossil Fuel Supplies Be Constrained? – Resilience


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