Tag: vegetarianism

A New Diet for the Planet?

Written by | May 1st, 2013

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Should environmentalists say no to meat? Our CEO Mark Tercek, a long-time vegetarian turned vegan, tackles this tough question and offers solutions that even meat-eaters may like.

How Better Meat Can Mean Less Meat… and More Water

Written by | March 18th, 2013

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If you’re a meat lover, making the conversion to vegetarianism might seem impossible. But “Meatless Mondays” are a straightforward choice that can allow you to reduce your meat consumption AND conserve water.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, January 28

Written by | January 28th, 2013

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Well, it’s not okay for Paul McCartney…

  1. It’s the question that’s on everyone’s minds: Is it okay to eat kangaroo meat? (Grist)
  2. An unexpected green benefit of the Super Bowl: reduced electricity consumption. (Green)
  3. The heat of cities like New York and Tokyo could lead to warmer winters in Siberia and Canada. (AP, via Christian Science Monitor)
  4. Paul McCartney reflects on his life as a vegetarian. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. This 10-year-old launched his own recycling business. What have you done for the planet lately? (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, January 14

Written by | January 14th, 2013

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What’s cool and green and read all over?

  1. In case you missed it: Last week, the New York Times announced that it’s shuttering its environmental desk. (DotEarth)
  2. No matter where you were living, 2012 was a pretty hot year. (EcoGeek)
  3. This meat-lover takes a vegetarian challenge. Think you could handle it? (Grist)
  4. A scary fungus that’s killer for caterpillars could be a life-saver for humans. (Mongabay)
  5. The USDA just invested $25 million into biofuel research and development. (CleanTechnica)

Can the World Feed Itself Without Ruining the Planet?

Written by | October 12th, 2011

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A new study says “yes” and offers a road map for getting there. But it’s going to take a lot of hard work, cooperation and innovation… find out what the solutions are.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, October 3

Written by | October 3rd, 2011

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Just another cool green Monday…

  1. DISASTER. Climate change could cause a chocolate shortage. (EcoGeek)
  2. Does the thought of metal in your meat make vegetarianism seem a little more appealing? (Treehugger)
  3. Some sea turtles have it worse than others. (Green)
  4. Can you recycle an “expired” car seat? (Grist)
  5. A bird in your backyard could increase your home’s value. (Conservation Magazine)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 19

Written by | January 19th, 2011

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Kick off your day the cool green way:

  1. When it comes to eco-friendly household products, there’s a green divide between men and women. (Urban Farm)
  2. This pretty little flower was just removed from the endangered species list. Congrats, pretty little flower! (Green)
  3. Thanks to climate change, the northern hemisphere’s ice is melting, which means less sunlight is reflected back into space, which means the planet’s getting warmer even faster. Phew. (Christian Science Monitor)
  4. Trees are smarter than squirrels. (Treehugger)
  5. Does eating sustainably raised meat make a more positive impact than going veg? This writer thinks so. (Guardian)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, November 11

Written by | November 11th, 2009

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Happy Veterans’ Day, readers! Thank a solider for his or her service, give ‘em a hug, and then dive into today’s roundup of the best green news on the interwebs: The Daily Green weighs in on the “real vs. artificial” Christmas tree debate. Is it really that time of the year already? There’s a green […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, September 28

Written by | September 28th, 2009

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We’ve got some meaty topics for you today (um, literally). And yes, we know it is Monday morning, so if you need to take the easy way out, start with this report on the gorgeous fall foliage bursting across Maine. Then buck up and dig in to our top Cool Green News links below. Over at The New Republic, […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, Feb. 11

Written by | February 11th, 2009

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What an amazing photo of an Australian firefighter offering an injured koala bear a drink on Monday after fighting wildfires in Australia. But are those fires being made worse by climate change? Read all the latest in online green below: We’re All Arsonists: Is climate change the cause of Australia’s horrific wildfires? Tim Flannery of […]

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