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COVID-19 Will Lead to a Record 2.6 Billion-Ton Drop in Emissions

COVID-19 Will Lead to a Record 2.6 Billion-Ton Drop in Emissions

The ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will lead to a 2.6 billion-ton drop in C02 emissions. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), this is the largest drop in energy-related emissions in recorded history. The IEA—a...
Going Vegan Could Reduce CO2 Emissions Up to 9.6 Billion Tons

Going Vegan Could Reduce CO2 Emissions Up to 9.6 Billion Tons

An entirely vegan world could reduce carbon emissions by as much as 9.6 billion tons annually. Called the Veganism Impact Report, a study collected data showing the huge impact a plant-based diet has on our...
This Is the Wall Bill Maher Says We Desperately Need to Save Us

Bill Maher Says Carbon, Not Mexicans, Is the Real Threat to America

Bill Maher, political commentator, PETA supporter, and host of HBO's "Real Time" said on Friday that America needs to build a wall - but not the one that the current White House administration wants....
Major Food Service Companies to Serve 60 Million Vegan Meals to Combat Climate Change

Major Food Service Companies to Serve 60 Million Vegan Meals to Combat Climate Change

Ten companies, which together distribute more than 60 million meals every year, have pledged to serve more plant-based food and vegan meals to reduce their carbon emissions. The collective promise, named the Cool Food Pledge...
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Living Near a Factory Farm Is Bad News for Personal Health

Factory farming is among the most polluting industries on the planet. It is responsible for contributing more than 18 percent of all human-induced greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), including 37 percent of all methane emissions and...
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Tesco and Target Join 113 Businesses Pledging to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Retail giants Tesco and Target have agreed to improve their water security and reduce carbon emissions and deforestation across their supply chains. The pledges are part of a supply chain program launched by CDP,...
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Dairy Cows Produce Nearly 4 Times More Carbon Dioxide Than Non-Dairy Milk, Says New...

A new study was commissioned by vegan pea milk brand Ripple to analyze the differences between dairy milk and plant-based milk. The study looked at carbon emissions, consumer perception of milk nutrition, and marketplace share,...
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School Reduces Meat and Ups Vegan Options to Tackle Climate Crisis

California is striving for a cleaner and greener future, the San Francisco Examiner reports. With ambitions to cut their carbon footprint, Oakland Unified School District made an inspired change toward plant based menus at...