Environment

First-Ever Net-Zero Certification Service Hopes to Increase Climate Accountability

The service offers companies “robust certification” capable of demonstrating that their net-zero target will reduce emissions at the pace and scale required to keep global warming to 1.5°C.

There Is No Such Thing as Sustainable Beef

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.

Can We Turn Plastic Waste Into Edible Protein?

A team of scientists has developed a surprisingly simple process to convert plastic waste into edible protein. The applications could be revolutionary.

Is Animal Agriculture Sustainable?

Animal agriculture generates massive amounts of greenhouse gases, despite the industry’s recent efforts to clean up its act.

How Factory Farms in America Drive Deforestation in Brazil

The fires in Brazil are part of a global problem, one which highlights the direct link between deforestation and loss of ecosystems with dietary choices made thousands of miles away.

A Closer Look at Factory Farming’s Environmental Impact

Factory farming is part of a global food system that prioritizes cheap food at the expense of animal welfare, society, and the environment.

What Is COP26 and Why Does It Matter? The Complete Guide

Everything you need to know about the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference seeking to forge a global response to the climate emergency.

Why Are Cattle and Dairy Farming Bad for the Environment?

The conditions in which cows are farmed are detrimental to the air, water, habitat, and soil. Experts say the industry has been slow to adapt.

Potty Training Cows Isn’t Going to Fix the Climate Crisis

Potty training cows to curb emissions seems like a harmless idea, but it’s no silver bullet. In fact, it does more to distract from the problem than solve it.

New Film Puts Environmental Impact of Animal Agriculture Center Stage

The environmental impact of animal agriculture is hard to ignore. “Eating Our Way To Extinction,” a new documentary narrated by Kate Winslet, shows us why.