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10 Events to Attend This Climate Week NYC

10 Events to Attend This Climate Week NYC

Starting Monday, Climate Week NYC is launching again for its first fully in-person program since the coronavirus pandemic disrupted lives across the world more than two years ago.  2022’s week, which runs from September 19 to 25 in conjunction with the UN General Assembly, will build on the momentum of last year with the same […]

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    Young Activists Disrupt Bonn Climate Talks to Call for Plant Based Treaty

    Young Activists Disrupt Bonn Climate Talks to Call for Plant Based Treaty

    How should the global agricultural system change in order to prevent the worst impacts of the climate crisis? A group of young activists believe the answer is a global shift towards plant-based diets, and they are not afraid to make their voices heard. The campaigners disrupted a meeting at the UN climate talks in Bonn, Germany, on Friday to call for a Plant Based Treaty. 

    Future Foods: What Will People Eat in 2050?

    Future Foods: What Will People Eat in 2050?

    What does your grocery cart typically look like? Maybe you load it up with avocados, nutritious quinoa and bananas each week. Perhaps coffee always makes its way onto your grocery list, as does a bottle of wine for the weekend. Unfortunately, with current unsustainable methods of farming and worsening climate change, many of the staples […]

    Medieval Kings Ate Mostly Vegetarian Diets, New Study Finds

    Medieval Kings Ate Mostly Vegetarian Diets, New Study Finds

    Flexitarianism isn’t so new after all. As it turns out, kings in the medieval period ate mostly plants, with meat served as occasional treats for feasts and other celebrations. A study from researchers at Cambridge University found that the wealthiest, most powerful people in society during these times ate mostly vegetarian diets. Bioarchaeologist Sam Leggett […]

    Is This City the New ‘Vegan Capital of the World’?

    Is This City the New ‘Vegan Capital of the World’?

    Move over Portland, Oregon… there’s a new vegan capital of the world. According to online cooking resource Chef’s Pencil, Brighton and Hove has been named the new global vegan hotspot for the first time. This marks the first time that Chef’s Pencil has not named Portland or Bristol, UK as the vegan capital, and Brighton […]

    Vegan Picnic Foods for Your Spring Adventures

    Vegan Picnic Foods for Your Spring Adventures

    The warm, breezy days of spring are the perfect setting for a picnic. Whether you head to a local park, set up a spot on the side of your favorite hiking trail, or lay a blanket in the backyard, getting outside to dine al fresco is a dreamy way to spend a spring afternoon. Thankfully, […]

    Meat Alternatives Made From Fungi Could Cut Deforestation by 50%

    Meat Alternatives Made From Fungi Could Cut Deforestation by 50%

    Researchers from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) have found that substituting just 20% of beef with a fungi-based meat alternative could decrease deforestation by 50% by 2050. According to the researchers, microbial protein, as the fungi-based “meat” is called, can replicate the taste and texture of real beef. But microbial proteins require […]