Archive for ‘Environment’

February 18, 2018

You Will Probably Be Surprised After Calculating the Impact of Your Meat Consumption on the Environment and Yourself

One of my resolutions this year is to eat less meat. As a lifelong carnivore, this task has already proven to be easier said than done. The major challenge comes down to changing my habits. After years of enjoying bacon with my eggs for breakfast, I now associate its comforting greasy taste with the feeling of fullness. So how do I—and others like me—overcome this obstacle? One big challenge is finding a way to stay motivated.Enter the Meat Blitz-Calculator.

Source: You Will Probably Be Surprised After Calculating the Impact of Your Meat Consumption on the Environment and Yourself

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October 22, 2017

One in Six Deaths Each Year Is Thanks to Pollution

More than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria combined.

Source: One in Six Deaths Each Year Is Thanks to Pollution

September 17, 2017

Hot Spots – Ensia Edge

Climate change will not affect everyone equally. A close-up look at seven regions poised to really feel the pain—and what they’re doing about it.

Source: Hot Spots – Ensia Edge

February 27, 2017

There is a simple way to improve the world’s food systems | Aeon Ideas

Source: There is a simple way to improve the world’s food systems | Aeon Ideas

February 27, 2017

The (Impossible?) Quest to Build to the Perfect Meat-Free Burger

Impossible Foods has created something extraordinary: a vegan burger for carnivores. It promises to do a lot of good — but is it any good?

Source: The (Impossible?) Quest to Build to the Perfect Meat-Free Burger

February 22, 2017

Germany Bans Meat at All Official Functions! The Reason They Did it Is Even Better | One Green Planet

Every government should do this.

Source: Germany Bans Meat at All Official Functions! The Reason They Did it Is Even Better | One Green Planet

January 27, 2017

Why Going Vegan is the Greatest Thing You Can Do to Fight Global Warming | The Inertia

“It is only when the last tree is cut down, the last fish is caught, and the last river poisoned, we will realize that we cannot eat money.”

Source: Why Going Vegan is the Greatest Thing You Can Do to Fight Global Warming | The Inertia

December 30, 2016

The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

The presidential election took center stage, but our readers were also fascinated by everything from particle physics and rage disorder to autism in girls and the polar vortex

Source: The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

December 18, 2016

Climate change played a role in dozens of floods, heatwaves, and droughts last year

New research found that four out of five “strange weather events” were related to climate change.

Source: Climate change played a role in dozens of floods, heatwaves, and droughts last year

December 18, 2016

Climate change, meet your apocalyptic twin: oceans poisoned by plastic | Public Radio International

How throw-away plastic could alter humanity as we know it.

Source: Climate change, meet your apocalyptic twin: oceans poisoned by plastic | Public Radio International