June 2023 Newsletter Available

Forest fires and smoky air. Record temperatures. Erratic weather. But also restoration.  Reimagining and collaboration. New possibilities. That’s how Brighter Green has experienced the first part of 2023. We like to focus on solutions, while acknowledging the scale… Read More

Counting the Impact of Industrial Farming on Our Climate: Bonn Side Event

On June 12th, Brighter Green with partners World Animal Protection, Global Forest Coalition, Plant-Based Treaty, and Sinergia Animal will co-host a side-event at the UNFCCC’s Bonn Climate Conference on Counting the impact of Industrial Farming on our Climate…. Read More

Preventing Pandemics & Enabling Equity: Panel on April 13th@CUGH Global Health Conference

More than three years into the COVID-19 pandemic era, the world’s governments are still grappling with how to prevent and prepare for future pandemics, including through a “pandemic instrument” being negotiated now with the World Health Organisation as… Read More

December 2022 Newsletter: Now and in the New Year: Protecting Biodiversity, Climate, and Rights

For a shared Earth, please support Brighter Green. As the world continues to warm and we witness more intense wildfires, floods, droughts, and other disasters as a result, Brighter Green’s work is more important than ever. Since our… Read More

Brighter Green Participates in COP27 UN Climate Conference

Brighter Green was at COP27 in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt. We weighed up whether to attend, given the host country’s terrible human rights record and severe limits on environmental activism. However, we decided it was important to be present to… Read More

September 2022 Newsletter: Supporting Planetary Health, Justice, and Food Policy for the Climate Emergency

Summer has been succeeded by autumn here in New York City, and while we miss the longer daylight hours, we at Brighter Green are also looking forward to a busy few months ahead. Like you, we see a… Read More

Brighter Green Urges COP27 Climate Conference to Serve Sustainable Food

Brighter Green joined ProVeg International, the 50by40 network, and members of more than 160 leading civil society groups advocating for global food systems change at the UNFCC level for many years in demanding sustainable catering at COP27, which… Read More

Brighter Green Statement on Recent Supreme Court Decisions

By overturning Roe v. Wade and siding with the state of West Virginia to weaken national efforts to regulate greenhouse gas emissions, the U.S. Supreme Court has limited the equity and rights of millions, if not billions, of… Read More

Welcome to Brighter Green’s Summer Interns

We would like to extend a warm welcome to Brighter Green’s Summer Interns, Willa and Kiara! The help of interns, volunteers, staff, associates, and everyone in the Brighter Green network is a crucial part of making our work… Read More

Bonn Climate Conference 2022: Unlocking the Potential of Protein Diversification to Build Resilient Food Systems

Brighter Green participated in a live streamed side-event at the Bonn Climate Conference on June 7, 2022. We joined ProVeg International, World Animal Protection, and a number of other organizing partners in the event. The event, “Unlocking the… Read More