Environment

The Beef Industry’s Latest Climate ‘Solution’: Kill Cows Younger

A new carbon-cutting proposal by a beef association shows that the industry isn’t really looking for climate solutions. It’s trying to maximize profits.

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Agribusiness Is Trying to Greenwash Its Waste as “Renewable Energy”

The industry’s quiet campaign to greenwash its image has a new partner in crime: the emerging biogas industry.

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Nix Meat From NYC Public School Menus

To enrich student health and curb the environmental damages caused by animal agriculture, NYC schools must remove all meat from their menus.

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In a Year of Climate Reckoning, Where Does Joe Biden Stand on Climate and Agriculture?

Fires rage in the West as storms, hurricanes, and floods hit the rest of the country. Progressives are pushing Biden to transform the food system and manage and mitigate the effects of the climate crisis.

Conservation or Culture: The Fight for Nigeria’s Future

Meet the Nigerians who are challenging tradition: from innovative plant-based chefs to conservationists who rescue wildlife from meat markets and poachers, allowing them to thrive in safety.

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In Veg-Friendly India, Meat Consumption Is on the Rise

Since 2006, Indians have witnessed a major shift in the national diet: from vegetarian to one that contains more meat. But as diets continue to change, so will the climate.

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What Are Meat and Dairy Companies Doing to Reduce Emissions?

Danone, Tyson, and other food giants have promised to reduce emissions in their supply chain, as part of an industry-wide push for sustainability. Will they deliver?

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The $60-Billion Industry Behind Brazil’s Exploitation of the Amazon Rainforest

In the new documentary, Takeout, filmmaker Michal Siewierski takes viewers into the world’s largest rainforest to discuss why the Amazon is burning.

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The Coasts Are Disappearing. We Need to Protect Them for Everyone.

Climate change is causing sea levels to rise and coasts to disappear. Can we protect these vital ecosystems for humans and other animals at the same time?

Burger King’s New Low-Methane Burgers Aren’t Going to Save Us

The meat industry is under intense scrutiny for its climate impact, with beef singled out as the biggest culprit. But if you want to save the planet, opt for the salad. It’s that simple.