News Roundup — Dec. 16, 2016

Low Tech News

Thriving 23-Year-Old Permaculture Food Forest – An Invitation for Wildness – Natural Building Blog
Meet the Scrapers: Reducing Energy Use on the Cheap – Resilience
First Autumn Hard Freeze and Making Sauerkraut – Temperate Climate Permaculture
Surviving the Future with Shaun Chamberlin – Permaculture Podcast
How food, forests, and people are connected, in 10 charts – Grist

Environmental News

White House releases strategy for deep decarbonization by 2050 – TreeHugger
Scientists Race To Preserve Climate Change Data Before Trump Takes Office – NPR
Environmentalists Brace For Scott Pruitt To Take Over EPA – NPR
Pipeline spills 176,000 gallons 150 miles from Standing Rock – Grist
California Water Bill Rewards Farmers, Screws Environment – Mother Jones
Obama’s New Executive Order Protects Alaska’s Arctic From Future Drilling – Vice: Motherboard

Research News

Arctic Is Warming At ‘Astonishing’ Rates, Researchers Say – NPR
Could countries end poverty without wrecking the planet? We investigated – Grist
The EPA found that fracking can impact drinking water quality – Grist
Climate Change Is Shrinking Reindeer and Devastating Their Herders – Mother Jones
Scientists Say This Year’s Warming in the Arctic Was ‘Unprecedented’ – Vice: Motherboard

Op-Ed

How drip irrigation can save the world – TreeHugger
What’s wrong with this picture? – TreeHugger
Recycling won’t fix the fast fashion problem – TreeHugger
We Need to Accept That Oil Is a Dying Industry – Vice: Motherboard


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