Category «Climate Change»

Exposing the World’s Investors funding total Climate Breakdown through Industrial Meat and Dairy Corporations

From the website of Food System NGO, Feedback Do the names ‘Tyson’, ‘Smithfield’, or ‘Cargill’ ring a bell? You might have seen these names in the news over the past weeks – recently their meatpacking plants have emerged as some of the world’s largest COVID-19 hotspots, along with prisons. But unless you work for these …

Global Warming of 1.5°C

Justin Fleming says it is possible to reach global net zero by 2050 In late 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C.  The report details the projected consequences of global warming of 1.5°C and 2°C, clearly showing 1.5°C is preferable and that every bit of …

Amazon Fires: A Wake-Up Call for Humanity

By Bronwyn Slater     More than 26,000 fires ravaged Brazil’s rainforest during the month of August – the highest number of fires since 2010.  Satellite images of the fires caught the attention of news outlets around the world, with the story garnering headlines for many days. There are annual burns in Brazil during the …

Climate Healers

Sailesh Rao of Climate Healers imagines a different future where our mission is to heal the Earth’s climate and to accomplish that, we ask ground-breaking questions such as: What would happen to the Earth’s climate if the whole world goes vegan? How can we organize human societies using the internet so that sustainability and equality …

The Lifestyle Carbon Dividend

  By Keith Akers of The Compassionate Spirit Last December, Sailesh Rao and two of his colleagues made a presentation to the American Geophysical Union, entitled “The Lifestyle Carbon Dividend.” The key point of this paper was that by simply stopping livestock agriculture, we could sequester a lot of carbon and thereby decrease the carbon …

The Search for Sustainable Beef is over

A New report from the Food and Climate Change Research Network finds grass-fed beef is “in no way a climate solution”    By Dr. Jennifer Molidor    Can you have your beef and eat it too? For years those of us at the Center for Biological Diversity have been saying no… not if you care …