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Here’s Why This is the Most Sustainable Sports Arena in the U.S.
Here’s Why This is the Most Sustainable Sports Arena in the U.S.
Major sports stadiums generate approximately 35,000 tonnes of carbon emissions every year, but the Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle is striving to do better for the planet. This week, the eco-conscious stadium announced a partnership with Impossible Foods that will make the world's most sustainable arena even more environmentally friendly. ...
Los Angeles is First Major U.S. City to Sign This Climate Treaty
Los Angeles is First Major U.S. City to Sign This Climate Treaty
About 85 percent of the world's population is experiencing the damaging effects of climate change, and the United Nations has made it clear that governments need to enact policies to effectively slow down environmental disasters. One solution is plant-based eating, and this week, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to adopt the Plant-Based Treaty –– a pledge expanding on the Paris Agree
UN Secretary-General Warns of Climate “Disaster.” The Solution is Plant-Based
UN Secretary-General Warns of Climate “Disaster.” The Solution is Plant-Based
The climate crisis is here, evidenced by dramatic new weather patterns. About 85 percent of the world's population is already experiencing the dangerous effects of climate change, and record-breaking monsoon rains have wreaked havoc in Pakistan, reaching rainfall levels three times more than the average. This wee...
Patagonia’s Founder is a Devout Environmentalist, Even Down to His Diet
Patagonia’s Founder is a Devout Environmentalist, Even Down to His Diet
Rock climber by choice and billionaire by chance, founder and ex-majority shareholder of Patagonia Yvon Chouinard has just given away his company to save the planet he loves from the climate crisis. This month, the begrudging business magnate made a historic decision to transfer his ownership of the company to the newfound Patagonia Purpose Trust devoted to upholding the company's values and the H
President Biden’s New Executive Order Helps Curb Climate Change
President Biden’s New Executive Order Helps Curb Climate Change
Weather and climate change hit home this summer and over the past two years as nearly half of the United States experienced extreme weather, including heat waves, floods, wildfires, and drought. Yet despite the preponderance of the evidence that climate change is upon us, the Federal government has been slow to enact legislation that would curb carbon emissions and pollution that contributes to th
First Time Ever: Plant-Based Food To Be the Focus of UN Climate Conference
First Time Ever: Plant-Based Food To Be the Focus of UN Climate Conference
Approximately 85 percent of the world’s population is currently feeling the effects of climate change, according to Mercator Research Institute researchers. This year, headlines centering the British heat waves and American droughts underscored the consequences of climate change and emphasized the need for governmental action. For the first time ever,...

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