Brighter Green Co-sponsors Earth Day 2008 Event: Climate Change and Green Energy

On Friday, April 25th, join Francis ole Sakuda and Daniel Salau of Simba Maasai Outreach Organization (SIMOO) in Kenya as they discuss the realities of climate change and solar and wind power for indigenous communities in Kenya and elsewhere. Co-sponsored with the Sierra Club NYC Group and Tribal Link Foundation.

Brighter Green at University of Chicago

Executive Director Mia MacDonald gave a presentation on Monday, April 7, at the University of Chicago entitled: “Meat World?: Current and Future Scenarios.”

Farm Sanctuary Book Released

Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food, by Gene Baur, co-founder and president of Farm Sanctuary, has just been published by Simon & Schuster, with Brighter Green’s participation.

Brighter Green Director Joins Sierra Club Committees

Mia MacDonald, Brighter Green’s Executive Director, has been elected to the Executive Committee of the New York City Group of the national environmental organization, the Sierra Club.

Brighter Green Launches Resources Section

Brighter Green has gathered reports, media articles, policy papers and other materials on factory farming and its impacts on the world’s environment, public health, animals, poverty and food security. Click here to visit the Resources section.

Brighter Green Op-Ed in The Oregonian

The following op-ed, co-written with Hope Ferdowsian, director of the Washington Center for Clinical Research, a division of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, appeared in the The Oregonian on Sunday, December 30, 2007 (circulation 370,000).

Climate Change from Indigenous Peoples’ Perspectives

Just in time for the UN climate change meeting taking place in Bali, Indonesia, December 3-14, comes the inaugural issue of Environmental News, produced by the Nairobi-based Indigenous Information Network through a partnership with Brighter Green.

Brighter Green Participates in Chicago Conference

Executive Director Mia MacDonald spoke about the globalization of industrial meat production on Saturday, November 3rd at an all-day conference co-sponsored by EarthSave Chicago and the University of Chicago’s Vegan Society.

Opinion Editorial: the Farm Bill We Need

Mia MacDonald of Brighter Green and Gene Baur of Farm Sanctuary describe their vision for food, farming and agriculture as the 2007 U.S. Farm Bill is debated.

White Paper Focus of Story on Farm Bill and Small Farmers

Brighter Green and Farm Sanctuary’s white paper on the farm bill was the subject of an article in Connecticut’s Record-Journal.