Summer 2020 Newsletter

As COVID-19 Amplifies Existing Inequities, Brighter Green Stands in Solidarity with Essential Workers 

Op-ed on the Mass Depopulation of Farmed Animals

Executive Director, Mia MacDonald, and Dr. Jennifer Molidor, Senior Food Campaigner at the Center for Biological Diversity, have written an op-ed together called “Gassed, Shot and Suffocated” in Medium.

New Publication: Ingredients For a Sustainable World: The Chef’s Good Food Handbook

We have a new publication available, Ingredients For a Sustainable World: The Chef’s Good Food Handbook, released by our partner organization in China, the Good Food Fund, in collaboration with Yale Hospitality. Written by a chef and chef educator… Read More

Wanqing Zhou Quoted in Article about Antibiotic Resistance

Associate Wanqing Zhou was quoted in an article in Foreign Policy called “China’s Farms Are Petri Dishes of Antibiotic Resistance.”

Brighter Green Statement on World Environment Day

Read the full statement here. “A different vision for ourselves and the non-human world is not only desirable but necessary. This new future prioritizes the needs of communities for a livable environment, provides easy and affordable access to… Read More

Joint Statement Promoting Plant-rich Diets for Resilient Food Systems and Planetary and Human Health

Brighter Green joined ProVeg International and about 30 organizations in sending a joint statement to the Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme.

Martin Rowe Writes a Satire for the Time of Covid

Senior Fellow Martin Rowe wrote a satire about Covid-19 and the solution for handling future zoonotic diseases on our Medium page called “A Modest Proposal: Kill All the Animals.”

Op-ed on Fixing our Flawed Food System

Executive Director, Mia MacDonald, and Stephanie Feldstein, the population and sustainability director at the Center for Biological Diversity, have written an op-ed together called “COVID-19 should push Congress to fix our flawed food system” in The Hill.

EcoFood Guide Launched for Earth Day

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we are thrilled to announce the launch of the EcoFood Guide.

54 Groups Urge Congress: Don’t Use COVID-19 Funds to Prop Up Factory Farms

Brighter Green, the Center for Biological Diversity, and more than 50 other organizations, called on Congress to prevent factory farms from receiving COVID-19 relief and stimulus funds.