Category «Climate Change»

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 …

Diet and Climate Change: Cooking up a Storm

How can we eat to combat disease and greenhouse gas emissions at the same time?    By Dr. Michael Greger at nutritionfacts.org One of the most prestigious medical journals in the world commented that climate change represents the biggest global health threat of the 21st century, and currently, chronic diseases are, by far, the leading …

Climate Sceptics

With so much evidence showing that climate change is real, Frank Armstrong wonders why some people are still in denial.   A recent encounter with a self-identifying ‘scientist’ who revealed himself to be a climate change-sceptic left me troubled. I challenged him that the vast majority of climate scientists assert that humans are responsible but …

UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

In the run-up to December’s Climate Conference in Paris, James O’Donovan asks if any real change has come about as the result of these climate summits.  Have they really been successful?   This December more than 190 governments will meet in Paris to try to agree a new global agreement to reduce global green house …