Big food and agribusiness companies are desperate to portray themselves as part of the solution to the climate crisis. But there is no way to reconcile what’s needed to heal our planet with their unflinching commitment to growth.
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Vegans make some good points regarding the brutalities and inefficiencies of modern agriculture. But eating responsibly and eating vegan aren’t necessarily synonymous. You can still eat meat while protecting and in some cases improving the environment. And producing this meat entails far less animal abuse than the industrial system.
Climate change action plans often call for less fossil fuel usage, reduced carbon dioxide emissions and a shift toward renewable energy sources. But one area that hasn’t received the broader attention it deserves is industrial farming.
When you think about curbing pollution, taking aim at the clothes in your closet is probably not high up on the list. But the textiles industry is one of the most polluting on the planet. New trends and “ultrafast fashion” has clothing entering popular clothing stores on a weekly or even daily basis.… Read more here
‘Perverse’ payments must be redirected to measures such as capturing carbon, report says
Deforestation and Amazon fires grab headlines but 150-plus restoration projects in Latin America show where considerable advances at tackling climate change are happening.
To curb desertification, we need to restore degraded soil via forestry, improve vegetative cover, enhance water use efficiency, reduce soil erosion and adopt better farming systems.
It’s unsurprising that climate change has emerged as a central issue in the Democratic primary campaign as voters and concerned citizens across the country ask what they can do to fight global warming.
Regenerative agriculture is gaining ground in Chile and throughout South America, but there’s still much work to be done. The conference was the first of many events being organized by Regeneration International and local allies in the lead-up to the COP 25 Climate Summit, to be held in Santiago December 2-13.
Según Reginaldo para regenerar la ecología no se necesitan personas, sino comunidades enteras. El sistema de gallinas nos puede permitir: reorganizar la forma en que pequeños agricultores generan valor de sus tierras, regenerar la ecología, incentivar a nuevos agricultores, cimentar la seguridad alimentaria.
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