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Everything You Need to Know About Food Waste

Everything You Need to Know About Food Waste

The amount of food wasted around the world is predicted to rise by a third before the year 2030. A report by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) anticipates that, if left unchecked, 2030 will see...
David Attenborough Joined Instagram Just to Talk About Climate Change

David Attenborough Joined Instagram Just to Talk About Climate Change

There are a lot of reasons to join Instagram: vegan restaurants, the fleeting high you get when someone "likes" a post, and social justice issues, like the climate crisis. Famed natural historian and environmentalist...
Why Is California On Fire?

Why Is California On Fire?

As deadly wildfires continue to burn on the West Coast of the U.S. in Oregon, Washington, and California, California Gov, Gavin Newsom has said that “the debate is over around climate change.” "This is a...
Can Perennial Vegetables Help Fight Hunger and Climate Change?

Can Perennial Vegetables Help Fight Hunger and Climate Change?

Growing healthy, perennial vegetables could help reduce food shortages and fight climate change. But what are perennial vegetables? Perennial plants grow all-year-round and do not need replanting or reseeding. Permaculture frequently incorporates perennials to emphasize...
Why David Attenborough Wants You to Go Plant-Based for the Planet

Why David Attenborough Wants You to Go Plant-Based for the Planet

Sir David Attenborough has said that humans should swap meat for a mostly plant-based diet in order to save the natural world. In his upcoming Netflix documentary, A Life On Our Planet, the 94-year-old natural...
Ben & Jerry’s Launch New Non-Dairy Ice Cream to Fight Climate Change

Ben & Jerry’s Launch New Non-Dairy Ice Cream to Fight Climate Change

Vermont-based ice cream company Ben & Jerry's just announced a new plant-based flavor to help fight climate change. "Unfudge Our Future" flavor vegan ice cream—coming exclusively to Australia—pressures the Australian government to ditch fossil fuels...
Ghana Opens University Dedicated to Environment and Climate Change

Ghana Opens University Dedicated to Environment and Climate Change

Ghana is set to open the University of Environment and Sustainable Development (UESD)—the country's first university dedicated to teaching students about climate change and protecting the environment. The UESD is located in the municipality of...
Could the Climate Crisis Wipe Out Cod?

Could the Climate Crisis Wipe Out Cod?

Brits may soon find it difficult to order traditional fish and chips at local restaurants. Researchers say the climate crisis is causing cod populations to dwindle. A new study, published in the Journal of Applied...
Irish Citizens Win Climate Change Lawsuit Against Government

Irish Citizens Win Climate Change Lawsuit Against Government

A group of Irish citizens has won a climate change lawsuit against the country's government. The legal action—known as Climate Case Ireland—was launched by Friends of the Irish Environment (FIE). The environmental advocacy group took...
Shift to Vegan Food Would Create 19 Million Jobs in Latin America and Caribbean

Shift to Vegan Food Would Create 19 Million Jobs in Latin America and Caribbean

Shifting to a predominantly vegan food system could create millions of job opportunities across Latin America and the Caribbean, says a new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Inter-American Development Bank...
A 23-Year-Old Student Just Sued Australia Over Climate Change

A 23-Year-Old Student Just Sued Australia Over Climate Change

A 23-year-old law student is suing Australia's government over climate change. Katta O'Donnell filed the lawsuit—which is the first of its kind against the Australian government—last month. The lawsuit alleges the government failed to disclose...
Rainn Wilson to Host New Climate Change Series

Rainn Wilson to Host New Climate Change Series

Emmy-nominated vegan actor and comedian Rainn Wilson is hosting a new documentary series on climate change and the environment. In "An Idiot's Guide to Climate Change," the star of "The Office" (2005 - 2013) learns...
Study: Government Failure on Healthy Dietary Guidelines Is ‘Shocking’

Study: Government Failure on Healthy Dietary Guidelines Is ‘Shocking’

A recent study found that government dietary guidelines fail to provide practical advice on healthy, sustainable diets. Lead study author Dr. Marco Springmann said that the results were both "revealing and shocking." The British Medical...
Greta Thunberg Is Donating a €1 Million Award to Climate Charities

Greta Thunberg Is Donating a €1 Million Award to Climate Charities

Greta Thunberg is the recipient of an award for her work in environmental activism. The 17-year-old activist quickly announced that she would donate all €1 million of her prize money to climate charities. Thunberg won...
Meat and Dairy Produces More Nitrogen Than Earth Can Take

Meat and Dairy Produce More Nitrogen Than Earth Can Take

A new study has found that the production of meat and dairy emits more nitrogen than the earth can take. Researchers from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) conducted the study, which assessed 275...
New Jersey Becomes First State to Make Climate Change Education Mandatory in School

New Jersey Becomes First State to Make Climate Change Education Mandatory in School

Next year, New Jersey students at every public school grade level will learn about climate change. In early June, the Board of Education adopted "Next Generation Science Standards" to the New Jersey Student Learning Standards....
Denmark Wants to Make It Illegal to Ignore Climate Change

Denmark Wants to Make It Illegal to Ignore Climate Change

Denmark has passed an ambitious law that makes it illegal to not act on climate change. The country's new law, called the Climate Act, aims to ensure that Denmark will reduce its carbon emissions by...
The International Space Station’s Antenna to Protect Wild Animals

The International Space Station’s Antenna to Protect Wild Animals

An antenna on the International Space Station (ISS) is transmitting data that could help protect wild animals. The International Cooperation for Animal Research Using Space (ICARUS), a German-Russian observation system for animal migration, involves hundreds...
The Vatican Urges Catholics to Drop Fossil Fuel Investments

The Vatican Urges Catholics to Drop Fossil Fuel Investments

Pope Francis and the Vatican are encouraging Catholics around the world to divest from fossil fuels, emphasizing a responsibility to protect both human rights and the environment. The Vatican recently published a 225-page manual for...
Black Pregnant Women Face Greatest Risk From Climate Change

Black Pregnant Women Face Greatest Risk From Climate Change

A new study finds Black pregnant women face greater risks due to climate change. Exposure to air pollutants or high temperatures increased the likelihood for Black pregnant women to have stillbirths. They were also more...
Greta Thunberg Inspires Kids to Teach Their Parents About Recycling

Greta Thunberg Inspires Kids to Teach Their Parents About Recycling

Teenage environmentalist Greta Thunberg is inspiring children to teach their parents about good recycling practices. According to a new poll by the Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association (MPMA)—which surveyed 2,000 parents of school children—nearly half of...