Sustainable diets have been around for ages, but an emerging cookbook genre signals a new appetite for change.
9 charts explain exactly how Americans consume meat.
A new investment report finds companies like Hormel and JBS are driving global greenhouse gas emissions in the wrong direction.
It’s time to talk about the substantial pawprint of our pets’ food.
Even as a painful and lethal disease wipes out millions of cows and buffalo, India’s dairy industry keeps pumping out more milk.
A new study shows replacing half of the meat and milk we eat with plant-based alternatives would cut agricultural emissions by almost a third.
Gassing America’s pigs with carbon dioxide could be the emissions equivalent of an extra 6,500 cars on the road every year. And it should be on camera.
“Fake meat” has long been used as an insult to the alternative protein market but in reality natural meat is far worse for the planet.
A new kind of eater — the climavore — eats foods based on their environmental footprint. But the approach has been criticized by food justice and animal advocates.
A vicious cycle of poverty, climate change, and animal suffering makes dairy farming unsustainable.
To help slash emissions, college students are pushing for less beef and more plants on campus.
Researchers are clear that we can’t meet our climate goals without tackling beef consumption in the U.S. Let’s take a look at our progress.
A growing number of Muslims have been working to promote “Green Ramadan” — to help celebrants reduce food waste and eat less meat.
Almond milk has become increasingly popular over the last decade or so. More and more…
California may be out of its drought but millions of thirsty animals farmed in the west are still at risk. Just how much water does a cow drink anyway?
With over $3 billion allocated to climate-smart agriculture programs, some experts worry there’s little agreement about what the term actually means.
It all comes down to burps and land.
Across the globe, cattle ranching is a leading cause of environmental damage, including high levels of water use, deforestation and methane emissions.
Meat consumption is contributing to the accelerating climate crisis.
Animal agriculture is responsible for 16.5 percent of all global greenhouse emissions.
A recent article in Popular Science touts “sustainably-sourced seafood” without reporting on the massive damage caused by industrial fishing and aquaculture.
Reducing meat consumption is one of the most meaningful ways individuals can fight climate change. Experts say dietary changes at the local level are necessary to make a meaningful impact.
Eating less meat is the most powerful tool we have to avoid climate destruction. Here are a few tips to help you eat more sustainably.
A new report from the Food Foundation shows that choosing plant-based foods in place of conventional meat products could have far-reaching impacts on nature.
Scientists say dietary change is required to mitigate the worst impacts of climate change. Higher-income countries can maximize their impact by eating less meat.
Animal agriculture is responsible for a large portion of global emissions. If you’re trying to lower your carbon footprint, going vegan may be the answer.
Hundreds of students at over 20 universities across Britain are asking their administrations to stop serving animal products. How will the schools respond?
Many of the promises made at COP26—like the pledge to end deforestation—won’t be possible until we all start eating less meat.
COP26 chose to serve attendees some of the world’s most climate-damaging foods. A closer look at the menu reveals why.
The beef industry is trying to clean up its image by promising that it’s doing more to help the climate crisis than hurt it. Science says otherwise.
The message of the climate movement is clear: stop fossil fuel extraction and move to renewable energies. This is a great message, and a good start, but it’s not enough.
Epicurious has stopped publishing beef recipes, citing environmental concerns. But is cutting out dishes made from one animal really enough, and could it make things worse for other animals?
The numerous environmental benefits of eating plant-based foods have been well-documented. Animal agriculture is a primary driver behind climate change.
Carbon labels are making it easier for consumers to choose climate-friendly foods over carbon-heavy ones. Could this inadvertently encourage people to eat less meat?
Worldwide, roughly 70 billion animals are raised and slaughtered each year within the food system. Producing so many animals comes with a high price for us, for animals, and for our planet.
The future of food is unpredictable, but the prognosis isn’t all bad. People are adaptable, and change isn’t always a bad thing.
Oat milk is on the rise, and its popularity is good news for the environment. Choosing alternative dairy products over traditional ones leads to significantly fewer emissions.
Plant-based meats are great for the animals. But did you know that they are also better for your health and the environment?
Chefs, farmers, food activists, rural community leaders, and academics weigh in on the state of our food system, during and after the coronavirus pandemic.
Reducing meat and dairy consumption is the most impactful action consumers can take to reduce their carbon footprint. No one has championed this message more than David Yeung.
Many more farmed animals die every day than were killed by the Amazon and Australia wildfires—farmed animals also suffer more, and are linked to more habitat loss globally.
A lifelong animal advocate, Phoenix knows better than most: “We have a personal responsibility to take action right now.”
Hundreds of Animal Rebellion activists descended on Smithfield Meat Market, igniting a global conversation on how to transition society towards a plant-based food system.
It’s inspiring to see so many people around the world taking Greta Thunberg’s lead and marching for the climate. But is marching enough?
The Climate Strikes taught us there is strength in numbers. What they didn’t teach us is that if you look at the numbers, the most pervasive driver of climate change is being ignored.
There is a merging of movements afoot, as animal liberation and environmentalism meet with the same goal to rescue our dying planet. Jessica Scott-Reid examines criticism of veganism’s green credentials.
Climate scientist Ryan Towell from the Climate Reality Project explains which foods will be harder to produce as a result of climate change – and which foods are making it worse.
Eating less meat and dairy is the single best way to reduce your climate impact. How does your diet stack up?
A quarter of global emissions come from food. More than half (58%) of food emissions come from animal products. United Nations’ report on action against the climate crisis is clear – but do the recommendations go far enough?