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Why Bloomberg’s Cafeterias Are Going Heavy on the Vegan Options

Bloomberg has pledged to serve more vegan food in a bid to reduce its environmental impact. The media giant served 429 tons of food in 2018. Seven percent of the total was ruminant meats, like...
One Vegan Meal a Week Reduces UK Emissions By 8%

One Vegan Meal a Week Reduces UK Emissions By 8%

Brits could reduce the nation's greenhouse gas emissions by more than eight percent annually by swapping red meat for a vegan meal just once per week, new data reveal. An 8.4 percent reduction in GHGs...

Al Gore Says Vegan Burgers Can Help Reverse Climate Change

Former vice president and  environmental activist Al Gore credited vegan burgers like the Impossible Whopper for helping climate change and greenhouse gases. Speaking at a Climate Reality lunch event, Gore said "We now have an...
57% of Brits Want to Ditch Meat to Save the Planet

57% of Brits Want to Ditch Meat to Save the Planet

More than half of Brits are willing to change their lifestyles in order to combat climate change. According to a new survey of 3,000 people -- conducted by Modular Classrooms,  which specializes in building sustainable,...
factory farming

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...
Vegans Are Doing More for the Planet Than Elon Musk

Vegans Are Doing More to Save the Planet Than Elon Musk

Visionary entrepreneur Elon Musk has a number of notable credits to his name. He's the Tony Stark of the real world: founder and lead designer of Space X -- creating rocket ships that land...
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Livestock and Dairy Industries Responsible for 50% of New Zealand’s Greenhouse Gases

A 26-year-long study published by New Zealand's Ministry for the Environment has revealed the environmental impact of animal agriculture. The study, published in April, measures anthropogenic (human-induced) greenhouse gas emissions in the nation. Titled "New...
20.6 Million Animals Saved By Eating Vegetarian Once a Week For a Decade, Finds New Report

20.6 Million Animals Saved By Eating Vegetarian Once a Week For a Decade, Finds...

A new impact analysis report highlights the substantially positive impact that eating vegetarian just one day a week has on the planet and farmed animals. The report was released by the Humane Society of the United...
50% of Diet-Related Greenhouse Gases Would Be Eliminated If 20% of Americans Went Vegan

50% of Diet-Related Greenhouse Gases Would Be Eliminated If 20% of Americans Went Vegan

Nearly half of all diet-related greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. are produced by 20 percent of Americans, finds a new study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters. The culprit: beef. Research teams from...

Vegan Food Keeps our Bodies and Planet Healthy, Claims New Study

In a recent study, researchers analysed the environmental impact of recommended diets across the globe.The investigation showed that animal products were found to have a greater ecological impact than plant-based options. Additionally, healthy eating coincided...