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Climate Change Is Coming for Big Meat in a Big Way, New FAIRR Report Finds

4 Mins Read A new analysis by FAIRR’s Climate Risk Tool has found that half of the world’s largest livestock firms may be at risk of operating losses by 2030 due to climate-related cost increases. According to the new FAIRR report, 20 of the 40 biggest livestock producers could see their profits wiped out, with North America the […]

What Is The Degrowth Movement And Why Should You Care?

4 Mins Read Have we consumed our way to a climate crisis? Our entire economy is based on growth indicators and well, not all growth is good. That’s the underlying message of the degrowth movement—a term used to encapsulate political, social, and economic actions designed to sustain our existence on the planet.   To some observers, the degrowth […]

How the E.U. — and Women CEOs — are Tackling Greenwashing

3 Mins Read As the European Commission takes new steps to crack down on greenwashing in product labels and advertisements, research points to a foolproof way to avoid greenwashing in the first place: hire more women executives. The E.U.’s proposed Green Claims Directive is expected to force the hands of major companies to be more transparent about their […]

10 Things You Need To Know About The 2023 IPCC Climate Report

7 Mins Read The latest IPCC report is out and the findings are distressing and we highlight the ten most important ones you need to know. It’s been a big week for the climate emergency. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the UN-founded body charged with “advancing scientific knowledge about anthropogenic climate change” released its latest report […]

7 Big Signals That Prove The End Of Fossil Fuels Is On The Horizon

4 Mins Read Are fossil fuels really on the way out? For years, climate scientists and environmental activists have been calling for the end of fossil fuels as the number one thing that must happen if we are to save the planet. They have fought tooth and nail to push back against the dirty energy industry’s billion-dollar efforts […]

Your Daily Cup of Coffee is Costly to the Planet. Here’s How to Fix It.

3 Mins Read By: Mark Maslin, Professor of Earth System Science, UCL and the Natural History Museum of Denmark & Carmen Nab, PhD Candidate in Environmental Science, UCL For many of us, coffee is essential. It allows us to function in the morning and gives a much needed boost during the day. But in new research, we revealed the effect that our favourite […]

These 3 Pollution-Fighting House Plants to Upgrade Your Indoor Air

4 Mins Read Decorating your home with plants won’t just brighten up your home, it will literally make you healthier. Plants offer numerous benefits for our well-being, the most notable of which are that they literally clean the air around them, a must for urban dwellers in busy, polluted cities. For many of us who have to cope […]

The Era of Certified Regenerative Agriculture Is Underway

4 Mins Read It’s been more than 20 years since the USDA launched the National Organic Program that changed the American food system. Now, farmers and forward-thinking brands are embracing regenerative agriculture as the next step in healthy food and fighting the climate crisis. Like organic farming, regenerative agriculture eschews synthetic chemical pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers. It also […]

10 Trends Shaping Eco Travel: Exploration Meets Ethics

5 Mins Read Following covid, travellers are shifting towards ‘planet-first’ destinations and meaningful eco-travel experiences. Globally, aviation accounts for around 2.5 percent of carbon emissions and 1.9 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions, reports In its recent seventh annual Sustainable Travel Report, released late last year, the travel platform looked at data from 30,314 individuals across 32 […]

Why Patagonia’s First Acquisition In 20 Years Is a Regen Cracker Company Called Moonshot

3 Mins Read Patagonia Provisions, the food and beverage arm of outdoor giant Patagonia, has announced the acquisition of Moonshot, a snack brand that is known for its environmentally-friendly and sustainable practices. The acquisition, which marks Patagonia’s first in over two decades, is part of the company’s continued efforts to invest in businesses and products that support its […]

6 Female Scientists Making the World More Sustainable

7 Mins Read Scientific research might be considered a male-dominated arena, but it’s time to recognise that there are plenty of female pioneers to celebrate. Strong women who identified a niche or subject that was ripe for further exploration have led the charge for progress for centuries. The following scientific powerhouses have made leaps in their respective fields […]

An Open Letter To The WSJ: Indonesia’s Deforestation Policies Are Far From A Model Of Success

4 Mins Read While it’s true that forest destruction in Indonesia is at its lowest pace in twenty years, deforestation policies in Indonesia are anything but a model of success. I wrote this response to the Wall Street Journal article, “Indonesia Shows It’s Possible to Tame Rainforest Destruction.” With all due respect to Jon Emont and The Wall Street Journal, while […]

How to Stop the Spread of Climate Disinformation

4 Mins Read Governments should make companies alter the algorithms that amplify climate falsehoods. By Erica Sieber and Michael Khoo The next time you use Twitter, search for “climate.” What do you expect to see as the top result? Content about climate change? Last year, during the year’s most important climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, #ClimateScam was […]

5 Countries Prioritizing Low-Carbon, Plant-Forward National Food Policy

6 Mins Read National decarbonization plans require a focus on food-related greenhouse gas emissions and these five countries have put plant-forward diets front and center of domestic climate policy. It took 26 COPs (the international climate change conference where world leaders gather to discuss decarbonization plans and commitments) before food was officially added to the agenda, finally putting […]

Diet & Nutrition: Should You Become An Ultra-Flexitarian?

5 Mins Read By: Mark Maslin, Professor of Earth System Science, UCL and the Natural History Museum of Denmark  There’s no denying that what we eat is intrinsically linked to the climate crisis. Is the an Ultra-Flexitarian diet the solution the planet needs? The food we consume has a massive impact on our planet. Agriculture takes up half the habitable land on […]