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Joe Biden signs orders to rejoin Paris climate accord

The Biden administration also rolled out a raft of executive orders which will in all reverse “more than 100” climate-related policies enacted by Donald Trump. Newly elected President Joe Biden has signed an executive order to have the US rejoin the Paris climate agreement – the international pact to curb the greenhouse gas emissions heating …

Wallis Day urges fans to go vegan for a ‘brighter future’

“I’m proud to be part of the vegan revolution that’s taking place around the world.” Vegan actor Wallis Day is calling on fans to go vegan and embrace a brighter, sensitive future for the animals and the planet. The actor whose new film, Infinite, is set for release in May stars in a new PETA …

Aussie vegans are opting for vasectomies to ‘benefit the environment’

“They describe having a child as being worse than a full year of you reusing and recycling, so a lifetime of reusing recycling.” A growing number of Australian men are getting a vasectomy and the trend is reportedly even higher in vegans. Data shows that Australia has the second-highest vasectomy rate in the world (after …

Prince Charles calls on businesses to sign Terra Carta pledge to protect the planet

Prince Charles’ Terra Carta project aims to commit businesses to a decade of sustainability. This week, Prince Charles launched a £7.3 billion Magna Carta-style charter to fix a slew of ‘broken promises’ over the environment and has urged business leaders across the world to invest in the health of the planet and people. The ‘Terra …

Climate change storms have cost the US nearly $75 billion in flood damage

“This study shows that changes in precipitation are already costing billions of dollars, and that we can expect more global warming to further intensify the p A new study has revealed that strong storms fuelled by climate change have accounted for more than a third of the US flood costs totalling almost $75 billion of …

UK government approves EU banned bee-killing pesticide in ‘environmentally regressive’ move

“The Government knows the clear harm that neonicotinoid pesticides cause to bees and other pollinators and just three years ago supported restrictions on them across the European Union.” The UK government has approved a pesticide thought to kill bees and which is currently banned in the EU. Environment Secretary George Eustice has agreed to allow …

Jonathan Ross goes vegan to ‘help save the planet’

The TV presenter revealed the news in a recent episode of ITV talk show Loose Women. Jonathan Ross has ditched meat and dairy this year for ‘the planet’. The British television presenter and comedian spoke about his new diet and the reasons he decided to switch on a recent episode of ITV talk show Loose …

Adidas to release new vegan fungi leather shoes in 2021 as part of ‘sustainability initiative’ to use less animal material in its product range

“We have continued to invest in sustainability initiatives during the coronavirus pandemic and we will significantly expand our range of sustainable products in 2021.” This week, Adidas revealed plans to ‘move closer toward its objective to end plastic waste’ by noting a raft of sustainability measures for the coming years. In a press release, the …

Greta Thunberg says climate experts are being ignored despite the pandemic showing ‘we cannot make it without science’

“We are not listening to climate scientists, we’re not listening to scientists who work on biodiversity and that, of course, needs to change.” Greta Thunberg has accused the world of not paying attention to the climate crisis despite the pandemic showing the importance of listening to science. She states that nations are listening to ‘one …

More than 1.5 billion face masks believed to have flooded the oceans in 2020

“It is critical that we work to reduce our use of single-use plastics, and we all have a role to play.” More than 1.56 billion masks have entered the oceans in 2020, according to a new report. The study reporting such an alarming figure has been released by Hong-Kong-based marine conservation organization OceansAsia entitled “Masks …

Dalai Lama and Greta Thunberg to discuss steps to combat climate change in upcoming event

The duo along with leading scientists will discuss the climate crisis and steps for addressing this urgent challenge. In an upcoming event, the Dalai Lama and Greta Thunberg are teaming up to discuss issues that are accelerating global warming. The two climate advocates along with leading scientists will gather to address the question: “What can …

Meat prices should be 146% more to account for ‘climate costs’, study says

The study states that if animal products included the cost of their carbon footprints, their prices would hit the roof. A new report published in the journal Nature Communications states that meat could cost 146 % more if the polluter-pays principle was applied to various processes of meat production. According to the study the ‘consequential …