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Is Meat Destroying the Planet?

Is meat destroying the planet? According to the United Nations, we have fewer than 12 years to prevent a major climate change crisis. Ditching red meat is one way to reduce your impact on the...
Scientists Name New Spider Species After Greta Thunberg

Scientists Name New Spider Species After Greta Thunberg

Scientists just named a new spider species after teenage environmentalist Greta Thunberg. Peter Jäger, Head of Arachnology at the Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum in Frankfurt, discovered a new genus of Madagascan huntsman...
The 13 Largest Dairy Companies Produce As Much Greenhouse Gas As the UK

The 13 Largest Dairy Companies Produce As Much Greenhouse Gas As the UK

According to a new report, the 13 biggest dairy companies in the world have the same combined greenhouse gas emissions as the entirety of the UK. These include Amul, Le Groupe Lactalis, Saputo Inc.,...
Leonardo DiCaprio Produces ‘And We Go Green’ Documentary on Sustainable, Electric Car Racing

Leonardo DiCaprio Produces ‘And We Go Green’ Documentary on Sustainable, Electric Car Racing

Leonardo DiCaprio produced 2019's "And We Go Green," a motorsports documentary about Formula E—the sustainable, all-electric auto-racing circuit. Directed by Fisher Stevens and Malcolm Venville, “And We Go Green” covers the 2017-2018 season of the...
The Link Between Cancer and Climate Change

The Link Between Cancer and Climate Change

According to a new study by public health experts, climate change increases the production of—and exposure to—known carcinogens. Global warming also threatens people's access to effective cancer treatment following exposure. The study was produced by...
New Zealand’s Schools Will Teach Students How to Replace Meat and Dairy

New Zealand’s Schools Will Teach Students How to Replace Meat and Dairy

New Zealand school systems are now advising students to eat less meat and dairy in order to combat climate change. The new curriculum launched in January, according to Reuters. It uses research to show secondary...
How to Help Protect Bees In Your Garden

How to Turn Your Yard Into a Bee Garden

Bees are one of the most important species in the world, crucial to food production and healthy ecosystems. Here's how to help support and protect bees and other pollinators in your own garden. Why Are...
UN Encourages Investors to Cash In On Plant -Based Food

UN Encourages Investors to Cash In On Plant-Based Food

United Nations-backed organization Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)—an independent network bringing sustainability into investment practices—is urging investors to back plant-based products. In a new PRI report, entitled Inevitable Policy Response, the group discusses policies that...
A 50% Drop In Meat and Dairy Consumption Prevents 1.6 Billion Tons of Greenhouse Gases

A 50% Drop In Meat and Dairy Consumption Prevents 1.6 Billion Tons of Greenhouse...

Replacing 50 percent of animal products in the U.S. diet with plant-based foods could prevent 1.6 billion tons of greenhouse gases (GHGs) from entering the atmosphere by 2030. A new report from the University of...
Pakistan Just Hired 63,000 People to Plant 10 Billion Trees

Pakistan Just Hired 63,000 People to Plant 10 Billion Trees

Pakistan is working to help laborers who have lost their jobs amid the pandemic. The country hired more than 63,000 people to help plant billions of trees. The Pakistan Institute of Development Economics has revealed...
Emma Thompson Is a Climate Activist in the New Film ‘Extinction’

Emma Thompson Is a Climate Activist in the New Film ‘Extinction’

Academy Award-winning actor Emma Thompson stars in a new short film made by the environmental activist group, Extinction Rebellion. It was released online last Friday to mark the one-year anniversary of the UK becoming...
Greta Thunberg’s New Ad Exposes a Terrifying Climate Reality

Greta Thunberg’s New Ad Exposes a Terrifying Climate Reality

"Our house is on fire," and since August 2018, when Greta Thunberg first protested outside Swedish parliament for more action on climate change, the teen activist has asked—no, demanded—that we react. As the world grapples...
Joaquin Phoenix and Jane Fonda Will Livestream for Earth Day

Joaquin Phoenix and Jane Fonda Will Livestream for Earth Day

Three-day online event Earth Day Live will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. The livestream concert is also part of international efforts to promote social distancing during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The...
The 3 Simplest Ways to Save the Planet

The 3 Simplest Ways to Save the Planet

The conversation around the climate crisis is often centered on what we're doing wrong and what we're likely going to do wrong in the future. A necessary narrative, given that our consistent exploitation of...
Government Councils Around the World Are Ditching Meat, Here’s Why

Government Councils Around the World Are Ditching Meat, Here’s Why

In the UK and around the world, councils promote vegan diets to improve health and mitigate climate change. Some councils exclusively offer vegan food at council-led events, while others aim to expand options in...
Barack Obama Says We Can’t Deny the Climate Crisis Any Longer

Barack Obama Says We Can’t Deny the Climate Crisis Any Longer

Former President Barack Obama took to Twitter today to address the climate crisis. This comes in response to the Trump administration’s rollback of the nation’s biggest effort to combat climate change.  On Tuesday, the Trump...
Coronavirus and Climate Change: What You Need to Know

Coronavirus and Climate Change: What You Need to Know

Could lessons learned from the coronavirus crisis help us fight climate change? The COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic has changed our day-to-day lives. Many are working from home for the foreseeable future. Amazon suspended "nonessential" shipments from...
There Are 75% More GHG Emissions In Butter Than Vegan Spreads

There Are 75% More GHG Emissions In Butter Than Vegan Spreads

A new study finds butter production is 3.5 times more damaging to the environment than the production of vegan spreads. The study—which evaluated 212 plant-based spreads and 21 dairy butters across 21 European and North...
Bill Gates Leaves Microsoft to Focus on Climate Crisis

Bill Gates Leaves Microsoft to Focus on Climate Crisis

Bill Gates has announced he is stepping down from the board of Microsoft and Berkshire Hathaway. The American business magnate wants to dedicate more of his time to his "philanthropic priorities," including fighting the...
What Is a Flexitarian Diet and Should You Try It?

What Is a Flexitarian Diet and Should You Try It?

In the last few years, the link between animal agriculture and the climate crisis has become difficult to ignore. A growing body of research also links meat consumption—particularly red and processed meat—with serious health...
The Climate Crisis Is Now a Bigger Threat to Humanity Than War

The Climate Crisis Is Now a Bigger Threat to Humanity Than War

Around the world, the number of people displaced by climate crisis-caused disasters—compared to conflicts and violence—is on the rise. According to the 2020 World Migration Report, 2018 saw 28 million new internal displacements across...