A new analysis of agricultural emissions published this week by Climate Action Tracker has pointed out that reducing agricultural emissions through farming practices alone won’t be enough to limit global warming to 1.5°C, but that reducing food waste and changing societies diet could deliver the necessary changes.
Food waste is a huge global issue, with up to one-third of all global food supply being thrown away. These 5 food waste apps will help you reduce your waste at home or for your business.
The Alliance of World Scientists has issued what it calls a “Second Warming” about the danger to the survival of the human species if climate change is not addressed soon. Here are the thirteen steps the more than 15,000 signatories to that warning recommend.
John-Paul Maxfield of Colorado wants to be the Tesla of sustainable agriculture, but to get there he is making a living selling compost to marijuana farmers.
Disturbing news came out of a meeting in Oxford, England, last week. Over 200 researchers, policy makers, businesspeople, and members of civil society met to reexamine Earth’s deadline for human … [Read full article]
Global food production isn’t increasing fast enough to support the world’s rapidly growing population, according to new research from the Institute on the Environment (IonE) at the University of Minnesota. … [Read full article]
Kenny Torrella recently had the idea for an article on a topic most of us have probably never considered, and he got his friend Harish over at Counting Animals to put it … [Read full article]
I love fresh fruits and vegetables. When I see good ones, I buy enough for a few days. I’m sure the huge majority of people do the same. The … [Read full article]
My guess is that trade shows aren’t the greenest thing in the world. Tons of fliers, little trinkets made of plastic that most people will never use, excessive food that … [Read full article]
For the last 40 years, Earth Day has been celebrated around the world to call attention to some of our most pressing environmental and social problems, including climate change, … [Read full article]
” Climate change poses an immediate and grave threat, driving ill health and increasing the risk of conflict, such that each feeds on the other.” asserts a new report in the British Medical Journal by a group of UK defense, medical and public health officials.
Scientists have determined that there might be a simple yet overlooked method to saving energy; stop wasting food. The new research is reported in the ACS’ semi-monthly journal Environmental Science … [Read full article]
Bicycle composting service picks up your compostable goods in St. Paul, Minnesota.