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1% Pledge To Restore The Planet: Zero Foodprint Asia Launches Hong Kong Restaurant Program To Capture Carbon

4 Mins Read Led by Hong Kong’s very own acclaimed plant-based chef Peggy Chan and her sustainable food consultancy Grassroots Initiatives, and in partnership with non-profit climate organization Zero Foodprint, Zero Foodprint Asia has officially launched in Hong Kong with a ‘1% pledge to restore the planet’, a program that aims to fund local farming projects in order […]

New Study: Food Systems Responsible For 34% Of Human-Caused GHG Emissions, Not 25% As Previously Thought

5 Mins Read Until now, the general scientific consensus was that global food systems were responsible for 25% of all human-caused greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but according to new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Food featuring EDGAR-FOOD, the first database to break down emissions from each stage of the food chain for every year starting from 1990 […]

“7 More Planets”: 8 Shocking Facts From The G20 Food Footprint Report

4 Mins Read Representing 20 of the largest economies in the world, the consumption habits of G20 states are among the most important in affecting the planet and its resources. Though they make up only 10% of the world’s countries, they produce almost three-quarters of the total carbon emissions from the entire global food system. This makes their […]