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How Cities Can Meat the Climate Challenge
How Cities Can Meat the Climate Challenge

Cities and counties can address the food sector's significant impact on climate change by buying less meat and dairy and offering more plant-forward items on menus in large food venues operating on municipal property, like hospitals and airports.

The Mission of E. Scott Pruitt
The Mission of E. Scott Pruitt

The mission of the EPA is to protect our air and water, but it’s clear that the mission of Scott Pruitt is to end the EPA as we know it.

Why Trump’s Tax Plan Spells Climate Disaster
Why Trump’s Tax Plan Spells Climate Disaster

There are plenty of reasons for people who value the environment to be horrified by Trump’s tax plan, which is set to pump more carbon in the atmosphere and more profits into the wallets of polluters.

Chronicle of a Palm Oil Ecocide
Chronicle of a Palm Oil Ecocide

In 2015, two massive pollution events in the Pasión River resulted in the death of tens of thousands of fish and affected the economic livelihood of least 12,000 people from 20 indigenous communities.

NAFTA renegotiation threatens family farmers and the environment
NAFTA renegotiation threatens family farmers and the environment

A new NAFTA on the TPP model would lead to less regulation of Big Ag’s environmentally harmful factory farming practices resulting in worse air and water pollution, inhumane treatment of animals, deforestation, and massive use of environmentally-hazardous pesticides, chemical fertilizers and fossil fuels.

OECD, It’s Time for Export Credit Agencies to Stop Funding Fossil Fuels
OECD, It’s Time for Export Credit Agencies to Stop Funding Fossil Fuels

As they gather in the shadow of the UN Climate Conference, ECAs must cease business as usual and finally move in a new and more sustainable direction by ending all support of fossil fuels by 2020 at the latest.

Senators, don’t put Ex-Im Bank’s fossil fuel financing back in business
Senators, don’t put Ex-Im Bank’s fossil fuel financing back in business

After providing almost $6 billion annually to fossil fuels from 2013 to 2015, the U.S. export credit agency – the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) – has been unable to finance large fossil fuel projects for the past two years.

G20 countries need to stop using export credit agencies to finance fossil fuel projects
G20 countries need to stop using export credit agencies to finance fossil fuel projects

Originally posted on Devex. by Kate DeAngelis, international policy analyst While some world leaders, such as South Korean President Moon Jae-in and French President Emmanuel Macron, have spouted lofty rhetoric about phasing out coal and other forms of dirty energy domestically, their pledges ignore their countries’ contributions to climate change outside their borders. Although at least seven major countries — including CanadaFrance, and Germany — have made commitments to phase out…

Industrial Ocean Fish Farming — Bad for the Ocean, Fish, and People
Industrial Ocean Fish Farming — Bad for the Ocean, Fish, and People

Industrial ocean fish farming is looking to take over our oceans and hijack our wild seafood, leaving no room for local fishing communities, tribes, tourism, ship traffic, and recreational anglers.

7 ways Trump’s NAFTA threatens our health, family farmers, animal welfare and the environment
7 ways Trump’s NAFTA threatens our health, family farmers, animal welfare and the environment

Donald Trump’s plan to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement is a threat to efforts to create a sustainable, healthy, equitable and humane food system for all.

For decades, global corporations have pushed for international trade and investment agreements that favor unsustainable, toxic and inhumane industrial agriculture and weaken critical food safety, public health, worker safety and environmental regulations. These trade agreements are eroding public health, worker safety, local economies,…