Study: 90% Reduction in Global Meat Eating Required to Avoid Climate Impacts

Just days after the IPCC released its latest report on global climate change, another group of scientists published the most comprehensive analysis of our global food system to date. Published in Nature, the study urges humanity to curb its meat consumption by up to 90%. Scientists analyzed the global food system, taking into account all … More Study: 90% Reduction in Global Meat Eating Required to Avoid Climate Impacts

Report: We Have 12 Years to Avoid the Worst of Climate Change

Earlier this week the Nobel Peace Prize-winning UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its latest report on global climate change, a publication summarized poignantly by the Washington Post headline: “Climate scientists are struggling to find the right words for very bad news.” Compiled by 91 scientists and reviewers from 50 countries, the report provides … More Report: We Have 12 Years to Avoid the Worst of Climate Change

012 | “Veggie Planet”: An Interview with The Nomadic Vegan

In the latest episode of the Earthix Podcast we feature special guest Wendy Werneth, aka the Nomadic Vegan, who has just written and published a new book on vegan travel called Veggie Planet. In the podcast we discuss how the original pizza is vegan, including what pepperoni really means; how ancient vegan monks fed their … More 012 | “Veggie Planet”: An Interview with The Nomadic Vegan

Waxing Lyrical with Margaret Chapman of Plant Philosophy

At an imaginary awards show for vegans and all things vegan, Margaret Chapman would win— hands down—the Surprise Vegan Award. I imagine Margaret and her two rescue cats curled up together on a cozy couch. Margaret is holding an antique teacup filled with something steaming. She looks out the window leading to tree trunks and … More Waxing Lyrical with Margaret Chapman of Plant Philosophy

Germany’s Meat Ban and the Enforcement of ‘Belief’

Germany has gone and done the seemingly impossible. Its Ministry of the Environment has banned meat. Barbara Hendricks, Minister of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety under German Prime Minister Angela Merkel, has banned meat at official environmental ministry functions. Hendricks cites the environmental degradation associated with meat consumption as cause for the ban, … More Germany’s Meat Ban and the Enforcement of ‘Belief’