We need to talk about farming, agriculture and emissions

Many vegetarian activists claim that leaders at COP26 do not pay enough attention to methane emissions from agriculture. They say a global change in diet toward vegetarians could help slow climate change. Continue reading below Our featured videos Animal agriculture contributes about 20% to human-caused climate change. The need for pasture also leads to deforestation. … Read more

7 countries vow to end new oil and gas exploration

Yesterday at COP26, seven countries and one Canadian province joined the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance. BOGA members have committed to halting oil and gas exploration and production. Continue reading below Our featured videos With none of the seven countries being a major oil or gas producer, the pledge appears more symbolic than practical to … Read more

Will Biden keep his oil promises after COP26?

Now that world leaders have left the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow, citizens around the world are wondering if they will keep their promises to cut carbon emissions. As for US President Biden, the ruling is mixed. He’s trying to protect some of the world’s most sacred and important indigenous sites in New Mexico’s Chaco … Read more

First Nation residents exposed to dangerous levels of carcinogens

Residents of Aamjiwnaang First Nation in Ontario have learned that the carcinogenic chemicals in their air are 44 times higher than recommended levels. The revelation came after years of fighting with officials for data on water and air pollution levels. Aamjiwnaang First Nation is a small area in Ontario surrounded by petrochemical facilities. Continue reading … Read more