The Global Forest Coalition (GFC) released their latest newsletter, Forest Cover 55. This issue looks at trade in just four key commodities—beef, soy, wood, and palm oil—which together are the main drivers of deforestation in the world.
Brighter Green has been working with some of our colleagues to put together submissions for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
During the Green Dining Tour, Rafi Taherian was interviewed by Charlotte Middlehurst, Deputy Editor of China Dialogue, for the article, “The Food Revolution will start on campus.”
Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, has demonstrated leadership in “greening” its dining halls. Through a series of progressive dining policies that include significantly increasing the amount of plant-protein served, applying ethical criteria to purchases, and reducing use of… Read More
Former Brighter Green intern and public health professional Judy Bankman has written a blog on the Food Climate Research Network site.
Brighter Green’s Good Food Academy, a Chinese language online education and policy-focused portal on food systems and factory farming, was cited, and What’s For Dinner? director Jian Yi, was quoted in a recent China Dialogue article, “China’s middle class… Read More
The fourth Minding Animals Conference happened this January in Ciudad de México from the 17th-24th.
To hear about the latest news from Brighter Green including, the various conferences we attended, including COP23, our vast work in China, our newest research and writings, and updates from the Young Women’s Leadership Initiative, we invite you… Read More
This year’s Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP23 for short) took place on November 6-17 in Bonn, Germany (the COP was formally hosted by the government of Fiji). Brighter Green was… Read More
Our colleague Miao Jie from our China network is attending the Asia for Animals Conference from December 2-5.