Executive Director at Brighter Green, Mia MacDonald, and Sustainability Director at the Center for Biological Diversity, Stephanie Feldstein, co-wrote an oped titled, “Beef Exports a Raw Deal for Global Climate.” This article explores the impacts of a new trade agreement between the U.S. and China on the climate and the food system. This trade agreement will open Chinese markets to American beef for the first time since 2003. The production of meat requires an enormous amount of natural resources, water and land, as well as being a major contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions, with beef making up the largest share. Governments should be helping their citizens to eat in more sustainable, climate-friendly, and healthy ways, but this agreement is doing the opposite. You can read the full article here.