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Stop Using Carbon Offsets To Avoid Emissions Cuts, Says Greenpeace

3 Mins Read Carbon offsets are enabling large polluting corporations to avoid tackling their own emissions, says Greenpeace. Experts warn that without a rapid phasing out of fossil fuels and meaningful cuts in emissions, offsets alone will come far too short to tackle the climate crisis.  Large corporations are using offsets, such as buying carbon credits or funding […]

E.U. Backs Irresponsible ‘Beefatarian’ Campaign Despite Scientific Climate & Health Warnings

3 Mins Read The European Commission has supported the “Become a Beefatarian” campaign launched by big meat corporations, in a last-ditch effort to prop up the European beef sector against the widespread consumer shift towards plant-based, flexitarian and meat-reducing diets. The decision goes against calls from experts and scientists about the need to slash meat consumption to prevent […]

EU Livestock Industry Bigger Source Of Emissions Than Cars & Vans Combined

4 Mins Read The meat and dairy industry in the European Union (EU) produces “more emissions than cars and vans combined,” according to a new Greenpeace report. The analysis, which tracks how the demand for animal meat has directly contributed to Europe’s climbing carbon footprint, says that the bloc must introduce policies to slash emissions from the sector […]

Tencent & Alibaba Slammed For Lack Of Clean Energy In Greenpeace China Tech Ranking

2 Mins Read Greenpeace has recently released their first-ever “clean energy scorecard” for China’s tech industry. Titled Clean Cloud 2020, the report tracks renewable energy use, and highlights the best and worst environmental offenders within the country’s booming tech sector. With China’s internet industry predicted to grow immensely within the next couple of years, Greenpeace’s report emphasises the […]

Top Environmental Books To Read To Your Kids, Because Climate Change

4 Mins Read You might have heard about “The Greta Effect” that is causing a surge of popularity in environmental children’s books. It’s time to hop on the latest trend that will cultivate climate awareness in our next generation of world leaders. Running out of ideas on what to get your niece? Want to empower young people and […]

I Quit Waste: Privileged Veganism & The Fetishization of Native Foods

4 Mins Read Banana Blossom Fish & Chips? No thank you, says Columnist Smita J. Editor’s Update: This piece has ignited much discussion, which we are thrilled about. In one such discussion, a friendly soul pointed out to that it could be read as an attack on veganism, which we are not thrilled about. At Green Queen, we […]