“Reducing greenhouse gases while balancing demand for meat”

“Humans’ love for meat could be hurting the planet. Many of the steps involved in the meat supply chain result in greenhouse gas emissions. But a new international study in ACS’ Environmental Science & Technology evaluates several strategies… Read More

“Forget the past, carbon-rich soil may be the ticket to sustainable agriculture”

“TOMALES — Loren Poncia scooped up a handful of dark, damp soil that could change the future of farming. The nutrient-rich muck was filled with slithery earthworms and thin, white roots sprouting in every direction like lightning bolts.”… Read More

“The lab-grown meat industry just got the regulatory oversight it’s been begging for”

“It’s not every day you see companies rejoicing at an announcement that the government is figuring out how to regulate their product. But that’s exactly what happened Thursday, March 7, when the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the… Read More

“Climate change is depleting our essential fisheries”

“A new study published Thursday in the journal Science outlines the impacts warming waters are having on commercially important fish species. The world’s fishing industry relies on what’s called fisheries, the clusters of regional fish populations that people… Read More

“How To Get Meat Eaters To Eat More Plant-Based Foods? Make Their Mouths Water”

“By now, you’ve likely heard the argument to eat less meat for the health of the planet. Heck, even Beyoncé has been pushing this message, dangling the prospect of free concert tickets for life before fans to raise… Read More

“Eating meat has ‘dire’ consequences for the planet, says report”

“THERE’S AN ENTIRE industry built around dieting. Most of its products are intended to help people lose weight, gain muscle, or live longer. But as the global human population steadily climbs, scientists are scrambling to devise a diet… Read More

“Big retailer will test reusable packaging to replace throwaway plastic in Canada”

“Canadian efforts to reduce single-use plastic will get a boost this year when a major retailer is slated to launch a test of reusable packaging in the most populated part of the country. The chain’s identity is expected… Read More

“The zero-waste movement is coming for your garbage”

“The goal: Create as little garbage as possible. Recycling isn’t enough — only 9 percent of all plastic waste on Earth has been recycled. Among all the adherents of the zero- and low-waste lifestyle I spoke to, the… Read More

“To fix climate change, fix the obesity and starvation epidemics, reports say”

“The world needs to come up with solutions to fight three interrelated pandemics — obesity, starvation and climate change — and it needs to do it fast before the planet is “burning,” according to a report released Sunday… Read More

“This Diet Is Better For the Planet. But Is It Better For You, Too?”

“What we eat – and how our food is produced – is becoming increasingly politicized. Why? More people are connecting the dots between diet and health – not just personal health, but also the health of the planet…. Read More