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The Organic Stream

The Organic Stream

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The Organic Stream
24 min2016 OCT 13
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EPISODE SUMMARYIn this two-part episode we discuss what role compost, soil, and agriculture played during the COP21 climate talks last year, and review what has been happening since, with COP22 just around the corner. We'll also be sharing insights from the International Compost Roundtable - a side event that took place during COP21, with speakers Enzo Favoino of Zero Waste Europe, climate change advisor Calla Rose Ostrander, and Teresa Anderson of Action Aid.We cover the dangers of language and how it can lead to greenwashing and bad policy, challenges in measuring results with soil carbon sequestration, how the attention on soil & agriculture translated into action, how our policy frameworks need to change, and much more. MADE POSSIBLE BY BIOBINBiobiN is a mobile, on-site organic/wet material management solution that starts the composting process and effectively manages odour from putrescible waste. BiobiN can be used in a variety of outlets, including food manufacturing, restaurants, shopping centres, supermarkets…it’s endless. Wherever organic or wet materials are generated, BiobiN is THE solution. For more, visit their website. FEATURED EVENTEcomondo 2015, November 8th to 11th. Rimini Italy.The largest technology platform for the Green and Circular Economy in the Euro-Mediterranean area – and for advanced and sustainable technology for processing and recycling all kinds of waste; treating and reclaiming water, waste water and polluted marine sites; efficient use and transformation of raw and processed materials and the promotion of renewable raw materials. Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF) 2016. November 7th to 25th. Online.An online, open access event that invites thought-leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators, businesses, makers and learners to explore the question “The economy is changing - what do I need to know, experience and do?”. Using a mix of online and face to face events, participants have the opportunity to explore the economy through a different lens. Sessions demonstrate how people worldwide are challenging the current ‘take, make and dispose’ economic model. EPISODE SLIDESHOW RESOURCES:INDC Assessment: The Land Sector and Country Commitments to Global Climate Action. Rainforest Alliance. 2015.How countries plan to address agricultural adaptation and mitigation.  CCAFS, CGIAR, 2015.The Marin Carbon Project.4 pour 1000 initiative. Picture Attribution:Forages in Tanzania: making trade-offs. By CIAT. Some Rights Reserved.Conferencia de la ONU sobre Cambio Climático COP21. Some Rights Reserved.Conferencia de la ONU sobre Cambio Climático COP21Some Rights Reserved.