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Counterintuitive: Large wild herbivores may help slow climate change – Mongabay.com

Large animals, especially herbivores such as elephants, are often seen as being destructive of vegetation, so are not thought of as a nature-based climate solution. Scientists are proving otherwise. By removing living and dead plants, large animals dispose of material…

Decoder: How are food and climate change connected? – News-Decoder

Food systems contribute greatly to climate change. Cooling the planet might require shaking up our meal plans. Substitute meat brands at a supermarket in Westchester County, New York, 16 February 2021. (STRF/STAR MAX/IPx) This article is the fifth in a…

Climate change depends on what we choose to eat – ISRAEL21c

Every day, we are affected by climate change. With every passing year, the heat becomes more unbearable and the weather becomes more extreme. The relationship between gas pollution and climate change is clear, and governments are responding to it in…

Journalists Are Making The Same Mistake With Dietary Change They Made With Climate Change: Study – Forbes

There is strong evidence, and little debate, that first-world diets need to shift away from meat and … [+] toward plants, scientists say in a new study. (Photo by Rita Franca/NurPhoto via Getty Images) NurPhoto via Getty Images Scientists agree…

Eating less food from animal sources is key to reducing the risk of wildlife-origin diseases and global warming – The Conversation Indonesia

The world is at greater risk of infectious diseases that originate in wildlife because people are encroaching on tropical areas of wilderness to feed livestock and hunt wild animals. Tropical deforestation and over-hunting are also at the root of global…

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Climate-friendly diets can make a huge difference – even if you don’t go all-out vegan

Who chooses what you eat? If your answer is “I do,” you’re partly right. You may buy your own groceries and order your own restaurant meals, but it’s the food industry that determines what is stocked on store shelves and…

Want to fight climate change? Eat more plants and fewer animals | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star

On April 22, Saint Paul, Minn. Mayor Melvin Carter issued a proclamation urging the public to consume more plant-based foods in place of animal products. Promoting plant-rich eating could be a key factor in achieving the city’s goal of achieving…

Incorporation of novel foods in European diets can reduce global warming potential, water use and land use by over 80% – Nature.com

The State of Food and Agriculture (FAO, 2019); http://www.fao.org/3/ca6030en/ca6030en.pdf Campbell, B. M. et al. Agriculture production as a major driver of the Earth system exceeding planetary boundaries. Ecol. Soc. 22, 8 (2017). Crippa, M. et al. Food systems are responsible…

This Earth Day Remember We Have Less Than 10 Years to Combat Global Warming – One Green Planet

This Earth Day, we need to remember it’s now or never to move towards a renewable and sustainable future. A new study found devastating increases in global greenhouse gas emissions and says that the world has less than ten years…

Vegans use bogus arguments about climate change, says ex-minister leading fight against global warming – Telegraph.co.uk

Vegans are using bogus arguments about climate change to support their animal rights agenda, the UK’s top adviser on tackling global warming has said. Lord Deben, chairman of the Climate Change Committee, said pro-vegan activists were wrong to argue that…

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