April 2022 Newsletter: Listening to the Warnings and Taking Action

Recent reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) leave no room for doubt about the climate crisis. The current trajectory of emissions from the United States and other industrialized countries cannot be allowed to continue. Unless… Read More

New Published Works by Brighter Green

Since our last update Brighter Green Executive Director Mia MacDonald recently published two important works. The most recent is a book chapter called, “Maximum Plunder: The Global Context and Multiple Threats of Animal Agriculture,” featured in the recently… Read More

Brighter Green’s Participation in the COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow

Brighter Green participated in COP26 climate change conference, Executive Director Mia MacDonald flew to Glasgow to attend.

November 2021 Newsletter

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Having participated in the UN Food Systems Summit, we moved our focus to COP26, which is in Glasgow from October 31 to November 12.

The Global Food Systems Summits: Restlessness and Resilience

Brighter Green has been participating in the UN Food Systems Summit, taking place today, online, from UN headquarters in New York City. We’ve also been following and supporting “counter Summit” organizing. Here is a blog published on Medium… Read More

Engaging Academics to Counter the Growth of Factory Farming in Africa

  There is overwhelming consensus between environmental scientists, climate-conscious policymakers, and animal rights and welfare NGOs that the scale of our current food system is unsustainable and detrimental to the climate, biodiversity, and farmed animal welfare. Africa has… Read More

Celebrating African Women’s Day with Joy Kakenya Barta

In celebration of Africa’s Women’s Day on July 31st, we’re releasing a video with Joy Kakenya Barta, a participant of Brighter Green’s East African Young Women’s Leadership Initiative. Joy speaks about becoming a leader in her community as… Read More

Brighter Green Joins Work of “Animal Cluster” for the Annual SDG Review

 Friday, July 16th, 13, marked the end of this year’s High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The annual forum presents an opportunity to review the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030. Now in its ninth year,… Read More

Goldman Environmental Prize Winners Announced: Brighter Green Nominee Wins

Since 1990, the Goldman Environmental Prize has been awarded to grassroots environmental leaders who have demonstrated remarkable efforts to protect and enhance the natural world. Each year, candidates for the prize are nominated by a diverse coalition of… Read More

Brighter Green Research Quoted by the Guardian: Hurdles Remain in the Race Towards Cultivated Meat

In 2019, Martin Rowe, a senior fellow at Brighter Green who runs the Vegan America Project, published a paper detailing the future of plant-based and cellular meat and dairy products. Beyond The Impossible outlines the potential possibilities, as… Read More