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The Best Climate Change Documentaries Now Streaming

The Best Climate Change Documentaries Now Streaming

Millions of students of all ages are studying from home at the moment due to COVID-19. Distanced education can be a challenge. But the quantity and quality of virtual resources in 2020 is helping...

This New Netflix Documentary May Make You Feel More Hopeful About the Climate Crisis

You know it, we know it, Woody Harrelson knows it—the climate crisis is not being addressed quickly enough by the world’s governments. Negative stories about the environment dominate the media cycle can leave us...
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...
41% of Brits Are Ditching Meat and Fish to Fight the Climate Crisis

41% of Brits Are Ditching Meat and Fish to Fight the Climate Crisis

Two in five Brits are reducing the amount of meat and fish they eat in order to help fight the climate crisis, according to a new study. The study by personal finance comparison site Finder...
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....
Amazon Greens the NHL With New Climate Pledge Arena

Amazon Greens the NHL With New Climate Pledge Arena

Global delivery giant Amazon has renamed Seattle's KeyArena, future home of the city's unnamed NHL (National Hockey League) team, the Climate Pledge Arena. The newly-christened stadium will run on renewable energy⁠—a mixture of on-site solar...
Zac Efron’s Netflix Series ‘Down to Earth’ Examines the Climate Crisis

Zac Efron’s Netflix Series ‘Down to Earth’ Examines the Climate Crisis

(Updated July 21, 2020) | Zac Efron's new Netflix series "Down to Earth" is all about finding solutions to the climate crisis. Along the way, he shares his love for plant-based food. In the new...
Amazon Invests $2 Billion to Combat Climate Change With Food and Technology

Amazon Invests $2 Billion to Combat Climate Change With Food and Technology

Amazon has announced a new $2 billion Climate Pledge Fund. The fund will support the development of sustainable food and technology to combat climate change. The new fund is part of Amazon's Climate Pledge, announced...

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...
Whoopi Goldberg Voices Short Film About the Climate Crisis

Whoopi Goldberg Voices Short Film About the Climate Crisis

Whoopi Goldberg recently teamed up with environmental activism group Extinction Rebellion to release a new short film about the climate crisis. Called "The Gigantic Change," the 3-minute-long animated short sees a grandmother, voiced by Goldberg,...
Greta Thunberg Stars In Climate-Focused Pearl Jam Music Video

Greta Thunberg Stars In Climate-Focused Pearl Jam Music Video

Seventeen-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg appears in Pearl Jam's latest music video. The American rock band's video for "Retrograde," taken from their new album "Gigaton," premiered on May 14 and stars Thunberg as a fortune...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Climate Change Expected to Increase Violence Against Women

Climate Change Expected to Increase Violence Against Women

A new study reports the effects of climate change are causing an increase in violence against women and young girls. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) reveals rape, domestic violence, and forced marriages...
Meat and Dairy Linked to Worst Species Loss In History

Meat and Dairy Linked to Worst Species Loss In History

One-third of plant and animal species could be wiped out in 50 years' time, according to new research. A new study conducted at the University of Arizona looked at data from 538 species in 581...
The Dalai Lama Says We Have an ‘Urgent Responsibility’ to Protect Wildlife and the Planet

The Dalai Lama Says We Have an ‘Urgent Responsibility’ to Protect Wildlife and the...

The Dalai Lama has spoken out about the need to protect wildlife and the environment amid global warming concerns. The Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader said “we have an urgent responsibility” to protect the planet and...