What’s the impact of one million clean cookstoves? Reduced emissions, healthier people, and more jobs.
What are the biggest threats posed by the amount of food we waste? Decreasing landfill space? Hunger? Water and energy waste? Yes, all of these are important considerations. But another one we tend to overlook: food waste is a cause of global warming.
If you’re not concerned about climate change, you’re not well enough informed. Part of the reason its impact can be hard to understand is because modern humans have never faced a threat like this before.
Beef is contributing more to global warming than poultry, pork, eggs or dairy, finds a study published in the current issue of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Researchers have found that oregano may reduce methane gas produced by cow flatulence. Methane gas is a potent greenhouse gas – it has more than 20 times the potential of carbon dioxide to cause global warming.
If there existed a local food that was high in protein, calcium and other vitamins, that would help reduce greenhouse gases from agriculture, and was available in thousands of different [ … ]
One of the best things you can do for the environment and all who rely on it this Earth Day is something food-related. Can you guess what? [social_buttons] Well, it [ … ]
A new study published in Nature this week found that grazing animals on grasslands reduced the amount of nitrous oxide released by those grasslands. Nitrous oxide is the third most [ … ]
[social_buttons] In November of last year, two writers working for the Soil Association (the major Organic organization in the UK) published a 212 page document titled: “Soil Carbon and Organic [ … ]