CLIMATE CHANGE NEWS
Climate change is here. We can no longer ignore the rising temperatures, rising seas and extreme weather events.
Patrick Brown says that to save the planet we must engineer sustainable food for meat eaters, not vegans and vegetarians.
A report lists changes you can make to your lifestyle in order to shrink your carbon footprint; among these are going car-free and taking up a vegan diet.
High profile actors, activists and filmmakers have spoken out by urging people to reconsider their old lifestyle after lockdown in life after COVID-19.
Ever wonder how much a switch from beef to plant-based meat alternatives, such as Beyond Meat, could impact climate change?
Pearl Jam envisions a future with environmental disasters in latest Gigaton visual and have got together with Vegan Climate Change activist Greta Thunberg to focus on the dire times ahead for the planet and all who live on it.
Brazil’s far-right government has been criticised in the past for its policies which make the Amazon rainforest vulnerable to destruction.
U.S. farms cost the economy more in health and environmental damage than they contribute to the economy, according to a recent study
A research study conducted at the University of Sydney has revealed that cows communicate with each other similarly to humans.
The time couldn’t be more opportune for us to reevaluate our relationship with our planet and the billions of factory-farmed animals who inhabit it against the laws of nature
We are running out of time to save what’s left of the Brazilian Amazon. Policies by Jair Bolsonaro, Present of Brazil are making it worse by the day to save the unique biome
Brazil looks to military to intervene in deforestation of the Amazon, but environmentalists worry this isn’t a long-term solution.
Research showing the dramatic importance of reducing meat consumption to address climate change signals that the solution really is a vegan one.
Both of these are harmful, dangerous and have the potential to wipe out our whole species; so why do we treat the climate crisis with less urgency?
Emily Atkin believes that surviving the COVID-19 pandemic should teach us a thing or two about how to deal with a crisis – the climate crisis that is.
As the coronavirus crisis rages on, there’s another threat facing humanity: climate change. How do we do our part to save the planet? What can be done to help the environment?
Fridays For Future, the international youth movement founded by Greta Thunberg, has released a new climate crisis-focused ad.
COVID-19 won’t be the last pandemic, but Is it possible that we can prevent the next one by simply changing the way that we eat?
A report by Trinity College in Dublin wants to see Irish consumers eat better for the planet by suggesting alternatives to traditional meals.
Switching from meat production to growing crops for vegan foods can be good for farmers and the environment.
The Youth Climate Save Movement is focusing its attention on the damage that animal agriculture is doing to the planet.
Montana’s youth suing the state over fossil fuels should also look to the Animal Agriculture Industry which is a huge driver of Climate Change.
The study conducted by the University of Oxford shows that agriculture would be reduced by 75% if people were to go vegan globally.
A survey conducted by Impossible Foods shows that if Americans ate 50% less meat 72,000 square miles of land could be saved per year.
The impact of deforestation has often seemed distant enough to ignore, but the COVID-19 outbreak is a warning of whats to come if we don’t save the forests.
Is it possible that our current estimates regarding the impact of animal agriculture on climate change are largely underestimated? Experts seem to think so.
The software and media company has taken the ‘Cool Food Pledge’ to reduce carbon-emissions. The plant-based menus have been rolled out in NY and NJ.
An eye-opening report by Feeding Ourselves Thirsty has confirmed that meat production is the largest cause of water pollution.
Environmental organisation has urged the EU to cut its meat consumption by 71% over the next 10 years if it wishes to successfully combat climate change.
The innovative idea for a plant-based pork range has helped inventor Jack Yap attract meat-lovers to his vegetarian restaurant.
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We need to move away from consuming animal products and embrace a plant-based lifestyle but that doesn’t mean farmers should see this as a threat. Instead, it could provide a wonderful opportunity for them to transition from farming animals to growing produce for vegan food.
Deforestation of the Amazon is happening at an alarming rate, despite COVID-19 which is shown by data from Brazil’s National Space Research Institute.
Fish farming and the seafood industry are just as destructive, damaging and polluting to the environment as the meat industry.
We became comfortable with bad systems which led to the current disaster according to Dae-oup Chang, author of Capitalist Development in Korea.
The world is in lockdown and in crisis as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, but beyond that, the greatest environmental crisis ever awaits the Planet.
There is no better time than Earth Day 2020 to consider what we can do to make a positive contribution to the health of the planet and all who live on it.
Any actions that could impact negatively on the environment including eating meat could well be illegal in the future as scientists worldwide urge a reduction in carbon emissions to stop the climate crisis.
It isn’t just in sci-fi films and comic strips anymore: Soon enough labs could replace farms, and this change will save the planet.
The study conducted by IDTechEx provides a shocking revelation into the sheer scale of unsustainable farming in the country.
20% of the meat served in schools and hospitals in the UK will be cut from the menu to narrow animal agriculture and address the climate crisis.
The now famous speech had been met with a outright criticism or otherwise polite disregard, but in the time of global pandemics it makes perfect sense.
The report will see the country move away from a heavy reliance on animal agriculture, towards a greener, healthier economy.
Revolutionising our food systems is about more than banning the Asian wild-life markets, it starts with a complete overhaul and it requires us all.
Are the clothes you’re wearing destroying the planet through animal agriculture? Here is a breakdown of the fast-fashion industry in view of sustainability.
In the UK and around the world, councils promote vegan diets to improve health and mitigate climate change.
The meat and dairy industries are major contributors to environmental decline and climate change. You can help by choosing not to support them.
Climate change and deforestation caused by animal agriculture are major contributors to disease, scientists have warned for years.
With a quarter of the British population set to go meat-free by 2025, how environmentally friendly is the vegan diet?
It has taken an emergency like the coronavirus outbreak to show that Government responses to social ills must be changed permanently.
Our current food systems are poisoning the planet and damaging our health. Would a new system be able to save us before we destroy ourselves?
The major UN climate change summit (COP 26) which was set to take place in Glasgow in November has been postponed until 2021.
Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg says that we can combat the coronavirus pandemic and the climate crisis simultaneously.
Animal rights group PETA have advocated cutting meat and going vegan to avoid what they call the climate change “doomsday.”
At this current time the world is more aware of and educated on climate change than ever before, so why are our policies not reflecting this?
The average American consumes over 110 kg of meat per year while the industry grows by 2-3% yearly. What does this mean for the planet?
Your fun, casual fishing trip might be costing the earth in more ways than you know. Conservationist’s suggest the damage is irreparable.
Agricultural drivers were responsible for 50 % of deadly zoonotic diseases that emerged in human populations—”proportions,” they wrote, “that will increase as agriculture expands and intensifies.”
Our planet is in dire straits – Coronavirus has put the world in lockdown but Climate Change and environmental destruction are also just as big a threat.
There is nothing racist in saying China is responsible for COVID-19. It should be said more frequently until their is a permanent ban on wild-life markets.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg says the swift reaction to the coronavirus outbreak shows that we can avert crisis if we take climate change seriously.
According Greenpeace members of the European Union need to agree to lower meat consumption 70% by 2030 if they are to reach their climate goals.
The inhabitants of the world might wonder what would happen if world leaders decided to act on climate change as they have done on the Corona Virus?
The meat industry has caused deforestation and exacerbated the climate crisis. How much does this influence disasters such as the Australian bush-fires?
Amid climate change concerns environmental organisation proposes change in diet through agricultural policy to lessen the amount of meat consumed in the EU.
Would knowing where your food comes from and the impact it has on the planet in light of the climate catastrophe encourage you to ditch the meat?
“In terms of the Earth’s climate, we have gone beyond the point of no return. There’s no doubt about this.” says a leading Brazilian scientist.
A government funded report has found that UK will be due for a big change in diet if it is to follow up on its climate goals to achieve carbon neutrality.
The pro’s outweigh the con’s when it comes to switching to a vegan lifestyle from vegetarian.
The whole world is in the grip of Coronavirus, but it is not the first time that the world has been held to ransom by something that you cannot even see.
What does a large rise in veganism among New Zealanders mean for the country that is reliant on animal agriculture for its economy.
Coronavirus has hit China hard and food has been singled out as the cause of the outbreak. It is, no surprise that the Chinese are interested in JUST egg.
British band front-man Josh Franceschi discusses veganism, climate change and how youth activism inspired the band’s songwriting.
The impact of climate change; natural disaster, floods, heatwaves and rising temperatures, are a bigger threat to human life than the coronavirus.
Humans have caused the majority of the fires because of the need for more open lands for agriculture and cattle ranching.
Protecting natural systems from destruction is a matter of life or death for many animal and plant species, including humans.
Concerned environmental scientists have called attention to the destruction of the Amazon rain-forest urging that the damage is irreparable.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg is only a child, but her activism is attracting hatred from world leaders and internet trolls alike. Whats up with that?
Coronavirus has arrested the globe as media and world leaders struggle to keep everyone safe. The same approach should be applied to the climate crisis?
Plant-based “vegan meat” and vegan fast-food options are all the rage at restaurants as consumer demand grows.
Researchers have found that massive, large-scale deforestation will weaken the ability of tropical rain-forests to absorb carbon.
Veganism seems to be on the rise as more people become conscious about the impact on their health and the state of the planet.
Not everyone is happy with the suggestion by the EU’s agriculture commissioner, Janusz Wojciechowski, to cut down on pig farming.
Climate change and food insecurity tell us we must reform our food systems or risk further destruction and eventual extinction.
Make no mistake there is nothing natural about the Brazilian wildfires, which are usually started by farmers clearing land for animal agriculture.
Veganism is more popular than ever. With the help of social media and vegan stars making headlines, more young people are opting for the lifestyle.
Internet search trends suggest that the conversation around animal agriculture, cruelty and climate change is having a real impact on Canadian interests.
Biologists at a London Zoo hosted science-policy symposium have argued that 50% of earth should be given back to wildlife to avoid extinction.
Making a conscious choice to switch to a vegan diet could spur people to actively lessen their impact on the planet and the environment.
Grown-ups simply are not realising how much Climate Change is affecting their kids who are deeply worried about it.
Your diet has a far larger impact on the environment than you know. Meat, dairy and unsustainable farming are draining the earth.
In a statement by CEO, Kevin Johnson, the retail coffee giant outlined plans for an environmentally-friendly menu, including the use of plant-based milk.
Young people are no longer waiting for adults to take a lead on acting against Climate Change.
The teenage climate activist addressed supporters at a rally in Bristol where she warned world leaders that “we have to tell the uncomfortable truth.”
Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg attracts the younger residents of Bristol, the UK’s greenest city, at massive rally for climate change.
Plant based alternatives to household meat products has the potential to make us healthier while also fighting climate change.
Americans lack information about the link between food and climate change. A poll reveals that many would go vegan had they been given the education.
A number of UK Universities have sliced meat off the menu in favour of popular plant-based options due to concerns for the environment.
The Spanish government makes an important move towards sustainability by providing funding to a vegan meat alternative startup.
Many Americans are ignorant of the impact that Animal Animal Agriculture lack Knowledge, Not Desire, to Eat Plant-Based Diets
A new poll suggests that education is all that stops most Americans from embracing plant-based diets that are better for the planet.
The fast food and hospitality industries are racing to keep up with the demand for plant-based alternatives as consumers turn their backs on meat and dairy.
Dutch animal welfare organization is speaking out against long-running European Union subsidy programs that support the animal agriculture industry.
Americans tend to stick their heads in the sands when it comes to the environmental footprint of their food
The reluctance the food of Americans to give up their hamburgers, steaks, meat and sausage is doing terrible harm to the planet
More people becoming aware of the coming impact of Animal Agriculture on climate change and documentaries Americans are looking into this lifestyle
Jane Goodall will be turning 86 this year, but she shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, there’s a renewed sense of urgency to her activism.
Hollywood Hunk Harrison Ford says he is no longer eating meat and dairy. “I know it’s not really good for the planet, and it’s not really good for me.”
In recent years, the rainforest has suffered unprecedented damages as a result of thousand of fires set to clear ground for cattle ranching.
CR Vasco da Gama, one of Brazil’s top football teams, has partnered with VeganNation to promote sustainability initiatives within the sports industry.
The BBC recently announced a new documentary series that will follow Thunberg’s international campaign to bring light to the climate emergency.
And the Oscar goes to ….. Planet Earth?
Women take the blame for lack of water and other resources. Women also often become victims of manipulation and coercion.
According to a recent survey, 77% of Canadian consumers understand the harmful environmental impact of eating red meat.
The award-winning actor appeared in short film, Guardians of Life, to help launch Mobilize Earth, a new campaign working to fight the climate crisis.
Recent research found 53% of respondents liked the taste of plant-alternatives and 47% believe that plant-alternatives are better for the environment.
Setting targets for climate action sounds sensible, but is actually impeding progress. There’s a different approach: maximisation.
The Australia fires, which began in late October, have burnt more than 26 million acres. They are concentrated in two southeastern Australian states, Victoria and New South Wales, where about 50 million farmed animals are held every year. While also killing one billion wild animals.
Are your kids stressed out about the current climate emergency? Here are some helpful guidelines on what actions to take.
According to the symbolic Doomsday Clock which predicts how close our planet is to complete destruction, is now only 100 seconds from midnight. That is less than 2 minutes! The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS) said on Thursday that the change was made due to nuclear proliferation, failure to tackle climate change and “cyber-based disinformation”.
Greta Thunberg, was speaking on behalf of the world’s youth is furious with world leaders for the lack of action on the Climate Emergency.
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World leaders at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, have been slammed by Greta Thunberg for their for continued inaction on the climate.
Greta Thunberg clearly outmatched Donald Trump at Davos when it came to knowledge about climate change.
As Australians choked on smoke and discovered their homes had been destroyed this summer, climate change denialism got a boost on Facebook.
A new report urges world governments and communities to drastically reduce waste or risk global disaster if we continue to treat the world’s resources as if they are limitless.
You think the world is a chaotic place now? Just wait. As bad as you think climate change might be in the coming decades, reality could be far worse.
Every year, the United Nations promotes something it believes warrants attention, and it has declared 2020 the International Year of Plant Health.
Due to growing concerns around land use and livestock emissions, expect plant-based diets to feature heavily in future roadmaps for food sustainability.
Over the next decade, Prince William, will award 50 environmental heroes with an Earthshot Prize.
This is a big deal because the oceans absorb more than 90 percent of the extra heat generated by the burning of fossil fuels.
The journal Nature Climate Change has found that by 2070 all of Madagascar’s rainforest will be gone due to deforestation and climate change.
The animal agriculture industry accounts for an exorbitant amount of our earth’s woes. However, eating a plant-based diet can counter these challenges.
“Apocalypse Cow: How Meat Killed the Planet,” looks at how meat has damaged the planet and how agriculture could be changed for the better.
In 2008, the Garnaut Climate Change Review said Australia would face a more dangerous fire season by 2020.
By making simple changes like eating fewer animal products and more fresh produce, you can cut your personal greenhouse gas emissions significantly.
The 16-year-old Swedish activist triggered a global phenomenon drawing millions of people into the streets to protest climate inaction.
Climate change is making Australian wildfires larger and more frequent because of its effects on dryness and fire weather.
Whether we like it or not, the environmental movement is going to have to become more politicised to keep up the momentum it has acquired so far.
2019 brought the climate emergency into the mainstream with dire warnings from scientists and protests bringing city centres to a standstill.
Harvest reduction of a staple cooking oil due to extra rains, colder temperatures and a bacteria that affected the trees are all part of climate change.
Some big numbers from nature made news in 2019. They were enough of a shock to get people talking about life on Earth, and what to do about it.
When it comes to agriculture and seafood production, 90% of people will live in areas where both of those sectors are diminishing by 2100.
Investors are starting to give meat suppliers a warning: make better progress in tackling climate change or risk being shunned.
Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a global movement for climate change, has been named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2019.
If people all over the world, make the choice to stop eating meat or any animal by-products we have the opportunity to stop climate change for good.
4 masterpieces from the Prado collection have been selected to highlight the environmental consequences of various phenomena attributed to climate change.
Earth-friendly, plant-based options can reduce the carbon footprint of a 500-person event by 10 tons of greenhouse gas equivalents.
China is set to become the world’s largest consumer of animal products, Silicon Valley is looking to become the default plant-based food for young Chinese.
A monumental shift in the way that we produce and consume food, in particular protein, is essential if the Earth is to avoid a climate catastrophe.
Eating animal products is bad for the planet. It is also bad for men. Scientists have proven that beyond a shadow of a doubt.
Sir David Attenborough has called Greta Thunberg, “remarkable” and said she has “stirred the world” with her message of the climate emergency.
Veganism can positively impact both our health and environment. But it can be an overwhelming topic. So here’s what you can do to save our planet.
Animal Rebellion has taken the CARGILL CO on in an open letter setting out their horrific impact on food systems worldwide.
A sharp rise in deforestation in the Amazon had drawn global concern, spotlighting the environmental impact of the loss of huge swathes of forests.
We must reduce carbon emissions by 40% in the next 12 years to have a 50% chance of avoiding a catastrophe.
The two largest cities in the USA, NYC and Los Angeles have asked companies to stop trading with those responsible for the Amazone wildfires.
Venice, Italy is experiencing its worst flooding in 50 years and Venice mayor, Luigi Brugnaro, has blamed climate change for the high tides.
The world’s people face “untold suffering due to the climate crisis”, according to a stark warning from more than 11,000 scientists from 153 countries.
Italy will become the first country to make studying climate change compulsory in schools according to Education Minister Lorenzo Fioramonti.
The Economist dubbed 2019 The Year of The Vegan. From a small fringe group, Veganism is now a mainstream choice.
What you eat matters. Not only is it important to eat food that is healthy, but what you eat also has an impact on the planet’s health.
The UK is on track to miss its 2050 climate change emissions targets while Animal Agriculture pumps out more greenhouse gas than fossil-fueled transport.
The National Farmer’s Union (NFU) is aiming for net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040, but there is no mention of reducing animal agriculture in the report.
Vegan burgers are better for the more health-conscious, plus being an eco-friendly and ethical choice.
A new report sees a major disruption in where we get our food. It heralds the end of the Animal Agriculture industry by 2030.
If 20% of wealthy countries went vegan and cut food waste, we could be looking at carbon absorption by 2050 as opposed to global warming.
British barrister Michael Mansfield has proposed a ban on eating meat stating that animal agriculture’s impact on the planet could be regarded as ‘ecocide’.
Greta Thunberg is touring in Canada’s Alberta region and talking with the Mikiswe Cree First Nation about environmental concerns for BBC documentary.
As consumers start to eat less meat and dairy because of their climate impacts, beef and dairy industries have been pushed further into defensive mode.
Jane Fonda and Sam Waterson who star in Netflix’s Grace and Frankie have been arrested during a climate change protest just steps from the Capitol.
Alternative protein products are escalating but their success must not let us forget about the real problem that is industrialized animal agriculture.
The world’s largest animal protein producers continue to pollute without being cited for their impact according to a new report.
The meat and dairy industry’s demand for soya is driving an environmental crisis in one of the world’s most threatened forests.
For decades soya beans have been the main supply of plant-based protein, but pea protein has become an attractive alternative.
Beef and dairy farmers should no longer be paid subsidies and producers of animal products should be treated in the same way as tobacco companies, an influential scientific journal has argued. Leading journal the Lancet has published a study which claims money...
Greta Thunberg delivered a 15-minute address, rounding off her two-day tour of Capitol Hill, Washington DC. Her speech was greeted with a standing ovation.
It is hard to stay deaf to the religious overtones of the current talk on climate change. Does it mask a certain ideology, or is it a prediction based on scientific evidence.
A broad coalition came together to move in the direction our world so desperately needs to avert climate catastrophe.
The food choices we make have helped drive the climate crisis, and they can help address it. But first we have to understand how we choose what to eat.
Consider for a moment just why Greta is vegan, and the impact you too could be making, for the planet, the animals, and your health, by going vegan.
A panel of 14 researchers just produced a study finding no compelling reason to cut back on meat. However, they left out the most important part…
Recycling or taking the bus rather than driving to work has its place, but the single biggest way to help the planet is eating far less meat.
Talk of energy, transport and construction filled the UN’s chamber, but animal agriculture avoided the limelight at the recent UN Climate Action Summit.
The haters are going after Greta Thunberg’s looks, her behaviour and her differences. Anything, she says, rather than talk about the climate crisis.
We urgently need to demand that governments shift support to small food producers and local markets which would actually save us from planetary collapse.
A leading barrister says eating meat could become illegal, because it is so bad for the environment.
Taking action now across sectors such as energy generation, buildings and transport along with food production and consumption will make it possible.
Not everyone can take off work or school to go on strike on Friday, September 20th, 2019, but there are other ways to support the movement.
Perhaps we need to explain climate change to politicians as we would to very small children.
Changing our diet is about all that could actually wrangle the climate issue in time to do any good.
The food industry is an enormous driver of climate change and our current global food system is pushing our natural world to the breaking point.
The destructive impact of animal agriculture on our environment far exceeds that of any other technology on Earth.
Small changes to your lifestyle and eating habits that will have a lasting impact on the future of our environment.
The world’s readiness for the inevitable effects of the climate crisis is “gravely insufficient”, according to a report from global leaders.
Maybe it’s because we remind you of the mental gymnastics required to say you care about animal welfare and the climate while you keep eating meat.
Climate change is not only having a devastating impact on the environments we live in, but also on respect for human rights globally, the UN has warned.
However, about 77% of the meat and dairy industry makes little to no disclosure about emissions from their operations and supply chains.
The world’s biggest producers of meat, dairy and seafood are failing to tackle the enormous impact they are having on the planet.
Some of the world’s largest suppliers do not measure their greenhouse gas emissions, undermining the climate promises of high-street brands they supply.
Most world challenges we face are difficult to solve through individual action. However, there’s something each of us can do about climate change.
In a recent study published in Scientific Reports, researchers confirmed that all our nutritional needs can be satisfied without eating meat.
Rebecca Solnit of The Guardian writes an open letter to climate activist, Greta Thunberg.
Forget climate change – the antibiotics crisis will kill us all first, says NHS chief.
The first science-based diet has been devised and it requires huge cuts in red meat-eating in Western countries and radical changes across the world.
Someday a dreadful climate event will change our society as much as the tragic events of 9/11 did – can we afford not to act now?
The amount of time left save the planet is rapidly shrinking. However, there’s something each of us can do about it – and it begins at breakfast.
Meat consumption is at an all-time high and this needs to change if we are to have any chance at averting a disaster. The answer to fighting climate change is plant-based.
The UN’s latest climate report warns that climate change will continue to threaten our food supply. Growing vegetables requires less land and has less waste than raising meat does.
Planting trees is one way to offset deforestation. But, if we want a shot at combatting the climate crisis, we need to cut down fewer trees to begin with.
If you’re unsure of your purpose in the fight against climate change, or want to find out where and how everyone else fits in, this guide is for you.
The majority of greenhouse gas emissions come from animal agriculture with the biggest culprits being meat and dairy. The only way to seriously save our planet is to go plant-based.
This is due to its unscrupulous business practices, environmental destruction, and repeatedly standing in the way of global progress on sustainability.
There are already extreme weather patterns, but scientists explain other surprising ways that climate change will affect the world in the next century or two.
A sweeping study of the food chain singles out choices that can cut greenhouse gas emissions. It pays to be particular about what you eat!
Making up for 50 years of delay and denial will not be easy, nor will it be cheap. But climate polluters must help pay to clean it up.