Environment

No, 100 Companies Are Not Responsible for 71% of Emissions

Variations on a meme claiming that 100 companies are responsible for 71 percent of greenhouse gas emissions have become ubiquitous on the internet. The problem is, they may not be true.

How Big Pesticide Companies Are Lobbying to Become Climate Leaders

Pesticide producers have a long history of lobbying against environmental regulations. Now, they’re using power and influence to manipulate legitimate climate strategies for their own ends.

Amazon Deforestation: Causes, Effects, Facts, & How to Stop It

The Amazon Rainforest has been burning for decades. But there is a lot of misinformation out there about why it’s actually burning. How big is the role of the meat industry?

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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Commercial Fishing: How Global Food Choices Negatively Impact the Oceans

Commercial fishing practices are detrimental to marine life and the oceans. More than a trillion sentient beings, many caught by accident, die every year due to the global demand for seafood.

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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.