U.S. Drought: Time to Rethink the Global Food System

The U.S. farm belt is broiling. Lack of rain and high temperatures have put the huge annual harvests of corn and soybeans at risk. And because the United States is the world’s largest producer of these two staple… Read More

Pyeongchang 2018: What’s on the Menu?

In the eastern province of Gangwon-do in South Korea, preparations are underway for the 2018 Winter Olympics, which will be held in Pyeongchang-gun. Infrastructure upgrades including highway expansions and a new subway rail line are all in the… Read More

“Cool China” Calls for One Vegetarian Day a Week

Perhaps for the first time in China’s history since the reign of Emperor Wu of Liang, more than 1,600 years ago, a vegetarian diet is being embraced by a governmental initiative. The difference is that instead of having… Read More

Olympics “No Meat” Athletes and China’s Food Safety

The 2012 London Olympic Games staged a spectacular farewell to the world on August 12. Looking back, amongst all the medal winners, it’s not difficult to spot two vegetarians. One is Lizzie Armitstead who chose to give up… Read More

London Olympics Setting New “Green” Standard

The London 2012 Olympic Games are in full swing. Although there has been some controversy over security and NBC’s coverage of events, the games go on, exciting fans around the world. Brighter Green was curious how these Olympic… Read More