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French parliament approves climate change bill to green the economy – Reuters

France’s National Assembly on Tuesday approved a wide-ranging climate change bill that will prevent future airport expansions, prohibit open-air terrace heaters and reduce packaging waste. France aims to cut greenhouse emissions by 40% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels but…

Letter: Beating climate change means tough choices on solar and EVs – Financial Times

Martin Sandbu is an optimist. He thinks that daily life will pretty much stay the same in our ongoing battle against global warming (Opinion, April 26). I like optimism, but I see tough choices ahead. First, from where do we…

Eleven Madison Park Goes Meatless

The highly acclaimed Manhattan restaurant Eleven Madison Park said on Monday that it would no longer serve meat or seafood when it reopens next month, becoming one of the most high-profile restaurants to switch to a plant-based menu because of…

There’s a new ‘organic’ food that fights global warming – The Keene Sentinel

The pandemic turbocharged many trends that were already underway when the coronavirus struck the U.S. early last year. One of them was consumer demand for food labeled “organic,” as shuttered restaurants and lockdowns forced many to see the contents of…

Opening Day temps in Detroit rise in recent decades due to global warming – WDIV ClickOnDetroit

DETROIT – Last year, Opening Day was sweltering in Detroit — which probably has something to do with it being held in July because of the coronavirus pandemic. This year, Opening Day is unfolding on time, but with much colder…

Baboon, Bear, or Bison: Find Out Which ANIMAL PERSONALITY Best Matches Yours in a Free Fun Quiz

Normally this story would begin with “have you ever wondered what kind of animal best suits your personality?” But that would be a ridiculous way to start because surely everyone has had that thought at least once. A 10-question personality quiz has caught fire since 2018: Appearing on CNN, CBS, the LA Times, and more, […]

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Wasting food just feeds climate change, new UN environment report warns – UN News

Produced by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and partner organization WRAP, the Food Waste Index Report 2021 reveals that between food wasted in homes, restaurants and shops, 17 per cent of all food is just dumped.   Some food is also…

UN: 17% of all food available at consumer levels is wasted

(Terry Collins Assoc) An estimated 931 million tonnes of food, or 17% of total food available to consumers in 2019, went into the waste bins of households, retailers, restaurants and other food services, according to UNEP’s Food Waste Index Report 2021.Conducted to support global efforts to halve food waste by 2030, the report presents the most comprehensive food waste data collection, analysis and modelling to date, and offers countries a methodology to measure their food waste problem.

Letter: Climate change requires action – The Columbian

If you were to imagine a temperature at the North Pole that would prove to you there is global climate change, what would that temperature be? Don’t read on yet. Think of a temperature in the Arctic Circle that would…

There’s an invisible climate threat seeping from grocery store freezers. Biden wants to change that. – The Washington Post

In nearly every supermarket in America, a network of pipes transports compressed refrigerants that keep perishable goods cold. Most of these chemicals are hydrofluorocarbons — greenhouse gases thousands of times more powerful than carbon dioxide — which often escape through…