CLIMATE CHANGE NEWS
Climate change is here. We can no longer ignore the rising temperatures, rising seas and extreme weather events.
We are running out of time to stop the climate crisis. Society faces three options in addressing climate threats… one of them unacceptable: do nothing and suffer the consequences of that inaction.
New poll conducted by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication finds Americans are more alarmed than ever about climate change.
The World Resources Institute has launched an innovative idea; labelling food so that consumers know which foods have a smaller climate footprint.
The Sunrise Movement, an American organization of young people, are calling for a youth-led climate justice campaign.
Pope Francis has spoken out on the need for action on climate change in his new TED talk. Previously, in 2015 his Encyclical Laudato Si focused on the need to address the problems of consumerism, irresponsible development, environmental degradation and the global climate crisis.
The documentary I am Greta has been 3 years in the making. It is the first movie that Nathan Grossman has made in which he documented Greta’s campaign.
Teenage activist and vegan Greta Thunberg and Sir David Attenborough are to discuss climate change at a virtual wildlife film festival.
Young Americans are terrified of climate-change and concerned with inaction from politicians, but they are far too often ignored by those in power.
People living in wealthier countries are able to ignore the impact climate change is having on the planet, but how long will this last?
For many years older high profile conservationists and high profile organizations like Sierra Club, the WWF and Greenpeace who were campaigning for wild animals and endangered species have not made the link that farmed animals have appalling lives.
Industrial farming relies on large-scale environmental exploitation, triggering climate change, and destroying natural habitats.
Founder of Indigenous-led nonprofit organisation Ceibo Alliance, Nemonte Nenquimo, writes powerful letter to world leaders.
A study conducted by the University of Oxford shows that climate catastrophe is being caused largely by the wealthy, while the poor suffer the consequences.
Fossil fuels might be the most widely discussed when it comes to climate change, however, animal agriculture is one of the biggest contributors.
The climate crisis is real and it is happening right now with unprecedented natural events happening all over the globe.
Our efforts to curb climate change are jeopardised due to the continuous growth of intensive animal agriculture globally.
Youth climate activist Greta Thunberg confronts the European Union over lack of action on climate emergency in this fiery article.
The creative Count Us In campaign has challenged 1bn people to make small, everyday changes that could help reduce climate change and save the planet.
New film, I Am Greta, which delves into the life of Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, will be released on the 16th of October.
Multiple studies have shown that plant-based diets are the most effective way to avoid climate catastrophe – Now its time we listened to them!
As people become aware of the impact of meat and dairy on their health and the planet more consumers are eating plant-based.
Oxford Food Researcher, Marco Springmann, says that government policies are the only real way to influence change in unsustainable eating habits.
Shakira, Sir David Attenborough, and Jack Ma amongst a number of celebrities who have joined the Earthshot Prize council.
Climate change is happening, but not fast enough for many people grasp it. Most don’t realise that floods, wild fires are evidence of Climate Change.
Prince William and Sir David Attenborough have joined forces to launch what they hope will become the “Nobel Prize for environmentalism”.
Sir David Attenborough says the excesses of western countries should “be curbed” to restore the natural world and we’ll all be happier for it.
The Sunrise Movement says it is essential that we secure leadership that will protect the environment and the climate. There is simply no more time.
Presidents and Congress do not want to have to be the ones to deal with problems of the magnitude of climate change.
I fear the new normal once we do get the coronavirus under control. We are unprepared for the climate crisis, which will be worse.
Leaders from 150 different countries came together this Wednesday at the UN Biodiversity Summit to discuss the deteriorating state of biodiversity.
Environmentalist, Sir David Attenborough, joins Instagram to promote climate-change activism and educate people on climate catastrophe.
Jonathan Safran-Foer, author of Eating Animals and We Are the Weather, speaks about his books, climate change and going vegetarian.
Ireland is experiencing a water crisis. Its natural water resources are drying up, and industrial animal farming is to blame.
The personal decision to eat meat and dairy is adding up to a global catastrophe and contributing to environmental destruction in more ways than we know.
Sir David Attenborough’s latest brilliant nature documentary shows his audience the horror of a world being destroyed by climate change.
Veganism is the ethical choice, it is also our best shot at saving the earth from climate catastrophe for future generations.
Renowned environmentalist Sir David Attenborough has warned world leaders that untreated climate change could see mass extinction occur.
A number of milk companies have added plant-based options to their range of products. A victory as dairy contributes significantly towards climate change.
Meat companies have begun adding plant-based options to their range, but does this change the fact that they are destroying the planet?
According to the environmental group, Greenpeace, animal agriculture in the EU is worse for the planet than cars and vans together.
“We will need four planets like earth to survive” if we do not heed the climate emergency Prince Charles has warned. If we just “take and take” it will become impossible for nature to sustain us.
Everyone can do something to stop the climate crisis. Eating a plant-based diet has been identified as one of the four most important actions we can take as individuals to tackle the climate emergency.
We will never know the answer for sure, but here is what we can learn from looking at the sales and consumer trends of Impossible Foods.
Contrary to popular belief, scientists and researchers are now saying that animal-agriculture is the biggest threat to the planet.
New research finds that between 1990 and 2015 more than 50% of all carbon emissions were caused by the world’s richest 1% of people.
As the impact of the climate crisis increases, Fridays for Future youth activists worldwide are aiming to resume their mass protests with the added precaution of not spreading the COVID virus.
The earth is rapidly heating and meat-eating is the cause. Animal agriculture is the biggest contributor to climate change.
Last fall nearly every Democratic presidential candidate pointed to links between food production and the climate crisis.
Greta Thunberg led the largest global climate strike in history a year ago when more than 4 million people across 161 different countries went on strike to demand climate action.
Prince Charles has warned that the climate crisis will “dwarf” the impact of COVID -19 and has called for ‘swift and immediate action’.
Meat and dairy farming is the biggest contributor to climate change. In order to save the planet, more people must go vegan.
Citizens all over the world are increasingly concerned about the impact of climate change according to a new global poll.
The research published in the journal of Environmental Science & Technology shows that sustainable, plant-based foods demand less space and fewer resources.
Young people are tired of world leaders dragging their feet to fight climate catastrophe. Now global activists have come together to host a mock COP26.
Animal agriculture’s contribution to the destruction of the earth is staggering. Going vegan is still the most effective way to fight the climate crisis.
If we consider the price that the planet pays for continued animal agriculture; meat and dairy are the most expensive products in the grocery store.
Brazil’s rainforests are under attack once more as soy farmers burn parts of the forest to make way for the crop. Nearly 80% of soybean is fed to livestock.
The “pushy vegan” stereotype is as old as veganism itself. Can we really categorise vegans that way when animal agriculture has proved itself destructive?
Wildfires, as a result of climate change, have swept through parts of the US, highlighting the dire consequences of resisting a change in food systems.
Friday For Future youth activists want to make a statement with their event targetting leaders who have dragged their feet at addressing climate change.
The group protested the Common Agriculture Policy that gives funding preference to big meat farms neglecting environmentally sustainable alternatives.
The animal rights organisation says young people are instrumental in curbing the impact of climate catastrophe and the destruction of the natural world.
We have no more time to twiddle our thumbs. The delay in tackling climate change means that the severe impacts we’re seeing now are no longer avoidable.
A star-studded lineup, including Jane Fonda, will read the climate activism audiobook, All We Can Save: Truth, Courage and Solutions for the Climate Crisis.
The one-hour long film entitled “Extinction: The Facts” aims to show the impact of human exploitation on the natural world.
Climate activists are becoming more and more invested in the idea of a green, sustainable future by means of remodelling our food systems.
Animal rights and climate justice group ‘Animal Rebellion’ have urged the UK government to “tell the truth” about animal agriculture and climate change.
The impact of the coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to a stop. Has it taken away from the momentum of climate emergency activism?
To protect the earth from further human encroachment and exploitation we must give back 50% of all land, says a study published in Science Advances.
Yale Program on Climate Change Communication and the Earth Day Network found that Americans are willing to ditch meat if they knew the cost to the planet.
A new study by Nature Sustainability argues that we should not only be eating less meat but more vegetables if we want to fight climate change.
Prince Charles has spoken out about the fact that many people still don’t understand that climate change is already impacting our daily lives.
The UN Environment Programme says that a reduction in food-related GHG emissions could be the answer to meeting climate goals.
A new study published by Tshowulane University and the University of Michigan shows the impact of meat and dairy consumption on the planet.
Researchers find that reducing meat and dairy consumption could dramatically reduce human impact on the environment and slow down climate change.
If Donald Trump is re-elected another four years might kill off any remaining hope to save the planet from climate destruction. It’s quite possible the world as we know it simply won’t survive another term.
11 000 scientists have a signed a letter which calls for a curb in meat and dairy consumption in order to fight climate change.
Choosing to cut meat and dairy from your diet can help to reduce harmful agricultural practices that are causing climate change.
The Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales has called for a pause on the approval of new poultry farms opening to avert environmental catastrophe.
Director of the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) explains how the meat and dairy industry is destroying the planet.
Axing meat and dairy from your diet could help you ease your anxieties about environmental collapse, and make real change.
A study by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that what we choose to eat has big implications for our bodies and the planet.
AppHarvest has opened the world’s largest indoor farm in Kentucky, offering a sustainable option for the future of agriculture and creating jobs!
A proposed law might see companies having to account for any contribution to deforestation, in the hope of addressing climate-crisis.
We have the complete guide on how to become a more climate-change concerned and environmentally conscious consumer, that will help you reclaim your power.
Renowned natural historian, David Attenborough, says that the earth cannot support meat-eaters, we should eat plant-based instead.
Your food choices impact the environment and may even be contributing to climate catastrophe. How can we be more purposeful in our consumption?
Shefali Sharma, director of the IATP says that steering clear of meat and dairy makes us “active citizens”, instead of just consumers.
A year ago, teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg infamously took a gap year from school to protest political inaction on the climate crisis.
It is the responsibility of the media to represent the climate crisis accurately; an emergency that world leaders must act on immediately.
The meat industry is the biggest emitter of greenhouse gas emissions. Can we trust their promise to find sustainable solutions?
Democratic Vice-Presidential candidate, Senator Kamala Harris, says Americans need to be educated about the impact that meat production has on the planet.
Our struggle against COVID-19 demonstrates our ability to fight climate change, so why are our leaders reluctant to do so?
Six key points from an article wherein the tech personality and philanthropist said climate-change should be treated with the same urgency as COVID-19.
It isn’t uncommon for climate deniers to paint scientists as “alarmist” or “hysterical”. Could this be shaping their view on climate change?
For two years Greta Thunberg has captured the world’s attention with her climate action sparking international calls for action. Yet, little has changed.
Greta Thunberg looks back on two years since starting her school strike for climate-crisis, criticises time lost to “ignorance”.
Growing climate action is the result of people waking up to the reality of a climate catastrophe. Change can happen only if we care about the future.
Facebook tells Democrat senators that deliberate fake news about climate change is considered opinion and is therefore exempt from fact-checking.
A report by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy shows that meat and dairy companies are polluting more than major oil companies.
Eating to save the planet will mean eating less, or no meat and dairy. Animal agriculture is the biggest contributor to climate change.
Fast-food is cheap, accessible and internationally loved. When the fast-food industry quits meat and dairy, the world will too.
The last 6 years have been the hottest years recorded in history, making climate-change denialism from world leaders all the more damning.
A national dietary meal-plan that addresses the impact of animal agriculture on climate change could help countries reach their climate goals, says UN.
The Bond star will be co-producing a short film for Extinction Rebellion entitled ‘Extinction Emergency, Why We Must Act Now’
Bill Gates has warned that by 2060, climate change could be just as deadly as the coronavirus pandemic. By 2100, it could be five times as deadly.
Restaurant chain Just Salad becomes first US food company to pledge to label each product with its carbon impact to promote sustainable consumption.
Animal agriculture, including the meat and dairy industries, are the biggest threat to sustainability and the biggest climate change hurdle to overcome.
The decline in meat consumption could mean many things for the planet, global markets, and ultimately for the future of the meat industry.
As the climate crisis worsens, President Trump could not have chosen a worse time for the US to abandon its commitment to fighting climate change.
Enhancing sustainability, better land management, and educating people on the origin of zoonotic diseases are all ways to prevent the next pandemic.
Amazonian indigenous farmers have been losing their land to illegal land invasions and raids in the Amazon by animal farmers producing meat.
New documentary reveals the secrets of Brazil’s meat industry; corrupt politics, dirty meat-money and a regime destroying the plant.
We can avoid a doomed fate by being more conscious about our eating habits, avoiding meat and dairy and caring for the natural environment.
Labelling food items with the carbon impact of its production will help create consciousness about how our food contributes to climate change.
Greening the economy creates jobs and ensures a more equal distribution of wealth. This could benefit countries whose economies are reliant on meat.
Vegan dairy company Perfect Day is leading the way in lab-grown dairy products that are healthier and better for the planet.
Youth activists opposing environmental destruction have often been ignored. Would we be experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic had we listened?
WWF shows that near three billion animals have been affected. Scientists say urgent change needs to be made to prevent future events.
An employee of meat giant JBS leaks photographs showing that the company is knowingly supporting deforestation of the Amazon.
Activists are accusing EU leaders of not treating climate change as a crisis, saying that COVID-19 shows leaders are capable of acting if they want to.
Scientist and TV personality Bill Nye the Science Guy expresses concern over anti-science attitudes but shows optimism for the future.
Greta Thunberg is best known for her climate crisis campaigning, however, the inspirational teenager has a long history of social and environmental activism.
The climate activist says she is concerned EU leaders are not treating the climate crisis with the seriousness required to tackle it.
Teen activist donates Gulbenkian Prize For Humanity prize money of $1,1 million to organisations fighting climate change.
From the impact on human health to environmental unsustainability and animal cruelty; here are some reasons why we should do away with industrial farms.
Worrying statistics on climate change, health and sustainability show a need for change in country’s ranked among the world’s most destructive eaters.
The plan which has been designed by scientists at the EAT-Lancet Commission says that meat should be reduced and that subsidies to meat and dairy cut.
The actor, musician and comedian; Hugh Laurie, says that we should judge the present as harshly as the past regarding climate change and animal rights.
Is the latest Burger King burger a revolutionary move towards a more sustainable fast-food industry or simply corporate green-washing?
Despite growing sensitivity towards animal cruelty in our time, will we be judged by future generations for our treatment of animals bred for consumption?
Government dietary guidelines focus on financial gain over health and sustainability, say scientists
The meat/dairy intake recommended by government dietary guidelines are higher than those recommended by the WHO and other health & environmental experts.
The world’s wealthier nations are more likely to fail at their climate targets, and it’s all because of diets that are reliant on meat and dairy.
Research from the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication finds most American’s are not connecting their diets to the climate crisis.
Many fast food places are taking small steps towards being “greener”, but with menus loaded with meat and dairy, are they doing enough?
The growing demand for meat and dairy products is impacting the environment and contributing to the climate crisis, but what is the science behind this?
Researchers Robert Goodland and Jeff Anhang find that animal agriculture contributes more to climate change than any other factor.
The fashion industry is one of the most unsustainable, but how exactly does animal agriculture factor into its contribution to climate change?
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought some severe blows to the agriculture industry and may be the beginning of a more sustainable future.
Banks and investment firms urged by climate activists to stop funding the meat and dairy industry to halt unsustainable agricultural practices.
Journalist Fiona Harvey shares her experience of the changing face of climate denialism and the emerging, impassable wall of truth.
The state’s streams are drying up, and animal agriculture is a major culprit. Lowering the demand for meat and dairy could save essential water sources.
In the past ten years alone, two major development banks have pumped a massive $2.6bn into meat and dairy despite the harm this has on the environment.
Governments are beginning to look critically at the meat industry who are responsible for the bulk of climate-change, causing carbon emissions.
The meat and dairy industry is the most significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and is a major cause of deforestation and water wastage.
The major tech company is taking a pledge to become more environmentally conscious and to fund a way forward for sustainable food.
A study conducted at George Mason University shows that communities of colour, who are the most impacted by climate change, also care the most.
The Amazon rainforest has been at war for years with the industrial meat industry, which has been destroying the forest to make way for meat farms.
Teenage climate-activist, Greta Thunberg, says that the climate crisis must be dealt with the same urgency lent to the coronavirus pandemic.
Interview with James Lomax, a programme manager with the UN Environment Programme on the growing demand for food and our failing food systems.
In an interview with the Guardian, the renowned environmentalist blamed human interference in nature as the cause for COVID-19 and praised youth activism.
The pandemic that is a result of environmental abuse should be seen as a cause for introspection and positive steps towards rectifying our mistakes.
Coronavirus might be the first in a string of pandemics that could wipe out the entire human population – that is if we continue to plunder the earth.
The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy’s study looked at the carbon emissions of the world’s biggest dairy-firms; the results are worrying.
The United Nations’ Sustainable Business chief, Lise Kingo, says that the crisis should motivate us to create a world that is equitable and sustainable.
The European Consumer Organisation, BEUC, conducted a survey to understand better the eating habits of people from several European countries.
A food revolution is happening right before our eyes as the meat industry takes massive hit amid pandemic, and plant-based meat sales soar.
As consumers become aware of the massive impact of animal agriculture on Climate Change and the environment, they are looking to plant-based diets to reduce their carbon footprint.
On May 11, social media lit up following a tweet posted by veteran Canadian rocker Bryan Adams. “Tonight was supposed to be the beginning of a tenancy of gigs at the @royalalbert,” he wrote, “but thanks to some f---ing bat-eating, wet market animal selling, virus...
Cutting meat, dairy, fish, and other animal product consumption in half could result in a significant drop in greenhouse gas emissions, says a new study.
In all probability, the COVID-19 pandemic probably began with a single transmission of the virus from an animal to a human with tragic consequences.
Efforts to preserve the current system means preserving a climate-destroying supply chain built around industrial meat production.
Primal tropical rainforests are being lost worldwide at an increased rate – similar in size to a football pitch – to a rate of every six seconds.
An online meat calculator called Omni Calculator measures an individual’s meat intake and how much their food choices contribute to the climate crisis.
With a pandemic on the rampage and the looming threat of climate catastrophe leading to human extinction; we should all be rethinking what we eat.
Meat alternative brands such as Impossible Burger and Beyond Meat are becoming more popular, but are they succeeding in their goal to halt climate change?
Sir David Attenborough has warned that climate change has been “swept off the front pages” by the coronavirus pandemic.
Youth activists involved in Greta Thunberg’s Fridays For Future are demanding that the EU make policy changes to ensure they meet their climate goals.
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.
How the Middle East's water shortage drives demand for live animal imports. The increasingly dry region relies on imports of sheep and cows from as far as Brazil to satisfy the rapidly growing population Cows are waiting in pens, on sweet-smelling fresh straw. They...
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.