Post Tagged with: "Environment"

DARK WATERS Official Trailer, In Theaters Now

DARK WATERS Official Trailer, In Theaters Now

DARK WATERS tells the shocking and heroic story of an attorney who risks his career and family to uncover a dark secret hidden by one of the world’s largest corporations and to bring justice to a community dangerously exposed for decades to deadly chemicals. A class of hazardous chemicals known as PFAS, or “forever chemicals” is rapidly contaminating water and […]

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Elysabeth Alfano Laughs It Up with Vegan Stand-Up Comic Ron Placone

Elysabeth Alfano Laughs It Up with Vegan Stand-Up Comic Ron Placone

Ron Placone just kind of stumbled in to veganism. The stand-up comic, writer for The Jimmy Dore Show, occasional guest on The Young Turks network and creator and host of Get Your News on with Ron dishes with me about how he tripped into veganism, never expecting to like, and hasn’t looked back. Going vegan isn’t the only thing we […]

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Clean Meat?  Brad Barbera of the Good Food Institute Explains

Clean Meat? Brad Barbera of the Good Food Institute Explains

If you’re listening to my Awesome Vegans Podcast with Elysabeth Alfano, you are probably interested in change. But what does it take to create change?  Today’s podcast guest has the answers, at least some of them any way.  Brad Barbera is the Director of Innovation at the Good Food Institute in Washington, D.C. and he sure does know his stuff. […]

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Half of Americans Willing to Make Big Lifestyle Changes to Combat Climate Change

Half of Americans Willing to Make Big Lifestyle Changes to Combat Climate Change

Meat free? Study reveals 1/2 of Americans prepared to make big lifestyle changes to combat climate change. Women more willing than men to fight climate change. 43% said they would cut down on meat to help the environment. Interactive map shows where Americans care most and least about global warming. Climate change, or global warming, is a hot topic. We […]

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Care2 Petition Demands Pebble Beach Golf Links Remove Golf Balls Polluting Ocean

Care2 Petition Demands Pebble Beach Golf Links Remove Golf Balls Polluting Ocean

A new Care2 petition is demanding The Pebble Beach Company, the parent company of Pebble Beach Golf Links, remove golf balls polluting surrounding Carmel Bay. The Care2 petition has been signed by more than 11,000 people. VIEW THE CARE2 PETITION HERE: www.care2.com/PebbleBeach The Care2 petition was started after news that a then 16-year-old diver, Alex Weber, spotted the golf ball […]

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Single-Use Plastic: The Ever Growing Footprint on the Environment

Single-Use Plastic: The Ever Growing Footprint on the Environment

It’s cheap to manufacture plastic, but because we make so much of it, for so many uses, it has become a high-profile environmental issue – even the biggest brand names are doing their part to reduce their reliance on single-use plastic. There are more than 5 trillion pieces of plastic in our oceans An estimated 8.5 billion plastic straws are […]

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Meat and Dairy Surpass Oil Companies as Largest Pollutants

Meat and Dairy Surpass Oil Companies as Largest Pollutants

  The world’s five biggest meat and dairy producers emit more combined greenhouse gases than ExxonMobil, Shell, or BP, the top three oil production companies, according to a new report by GRAIN and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP). Researchers tracked greenhouse gas emissions for 35 of the largest producers of beef, pork, poultry, and dairy. Researchers found […]

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Green Escapes: The Guide to Secret Urban Gardens

Green Escapes: The Guide to Secret Urban Gardens

An insider’s guide to the world’s greatest ‘secret’ gardens, green spaces, and pocket parks tucked away in cities around the globe. Cities everywhere are graced with charming but little-known, off-the-beaten-track gardens and green spaces, offering urbanites in the know a chance to immerse themselves in nature. These often small, well-kept secrets are not as grand as those on the tourist […]

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New Calculator Shows Side Effects of Meat Consumption

New Calculator Shows Side Effects of Meat Consumption

Problematic animal husbandry, resource consumption and excessive use of antibiotics – there are many reasons to switch to a vegetarian diet in 2018. And yet the average American still consumes more than 260 lbs carcass weight of meat per year. The topic just seems too abstract for consumers to connect the effects of their diet with the environment. A new […]

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Holy Cow! Online-Calculator Shows How Much Meat We Eat in A Lifetime

Holy Cow! Online-Calculator Shows How Much Meat We Eat in A Lifetime

Problematic animal husbandry, resource consumption and excessive use of antibiotics – there are many reasons to switch to a vegetarian/vegan diet. And yet the average American still consumes more than 170 lbs of meat per year. The topic just seems too abstract for consumers to connect the effects of their diet with the environment. A new online tool wants to […]

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