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

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.