How turkey this Thanksgiving might save our world

How turkey this Thanksgiving might save our world

It turns out that there’s actually a way to address climate change through Americans’ enjoyment of turkey this Thanksgiving. It’s based on the following facts. First, if climate change continues to worsen, then we may have less to give thanks for in the coming years, as climate change imperils agricultural production. Climate change also exposes hundreds ..

Earth Day 2017: first day for a new diet?

Earth Day 2017: first day for a new diet?

    Earth Day 2017, at least according to one newspaper (The Statesman), “is a great time to go the extra mile when it comes to sustainability… 51% of greenhouse gas emissions are from livestock and their byproducts… [so] following a vegan diet would be the most sustainable diet”. But following a vegan diet is ..

Combating climate change on the Fourth of July

Combating climate change on the Fourth of July

Americans headed into the Fourth of July holiday – U.S. Independence Day – enjoying the lowest gas prices since 2005, motivating more driving than ever.  To combat climate change, there seems little choice but to buy a more fuel-efficient car, but Americans are doing the opposite. Yet Americans are still finding it possible to fight climate change ..

On World Environment Day 2016, hope endures for reversing climate change

On World Environment Day 2016, hope endures for reversing climate change

Heading into World Environment Day this Sunday, a Scientific American article warned that climate change has started to cause crops and livestock to die off in many places, imperiling the survival of some of the world’s poorest people. Yet the Scientific American article overlooked how livestock cause climate change. In fact, livestock are responsible for as much as 51 percent of human-caused greenhouse gas, according to ..

How to be more green on Earth Day than Donald, Ted, Hillary, or Bernie

How to be more green on Earth Day than Donald, Ted, Hillary, or Bernie

Climate change will likely become irreversible by 2020;  so this Friday’s Earth Day may be the last one when Americans can still think about voting for a president under whom climate change might be reversed before it’s too late. The top priority among environmental issues on Earth Day is climate change, and that’s because a ..

2015: A good year for ‘Chomping Climate Change'; 2016 should be even better!

2015: A good year for ‘Chomping Climate Change'; 2016 should be even better!

For 2016, Chomping Climate Change wishes everyone the best New Year ever (why not aim high)! We appreciate the tons of attention that people have focused on our work in 2015, and we promise to work even harder in 2016 on our mission of inspiring people to learn about and act on the case for addressing climate ..

Take a Bite Out of Climate Change With the “No More Bull” Crowdfunding Campaign

Take a Bite Out of Climate Change With the “No More Bull” Crowdfunding Campaign

Contact: Hope Katz Gibbs, founder Inkandescent Public Relations, email: hope@inkandescentpr.com cell: 703-346–6975 Signed copies of the “Meat Free Monday Cookbook” by Paul, Mary, and Stella McCartney will go to the two people who donate the most money to the “No More Bull” crowdfunding campaign Washington, DC, April 20, 2015 — In celebration of Earth Day 2015, ..

Down with Less Meat, up with Happy Better Vegan Foods!

Down with Less Meat, up with Happy Better Vegan Foods!

Government meetings might not normally be interesting – but in a meeting last week where public comments were made on recommendations for U.S. dietary guidelines, some fascinating comments can be seen and heard in a video of the meeting. A man representing McCormick Spices played to the crowd, saying “let’s spice up the guidelines!”  He proposed that consumers ..

Why Everyone Should Love Chomping Climate Change!

We’re launching a newly designed Chomping Climate Change website – which we hope you’ll look over, and we welcome your feedback – and we’re doing this because politicians have promised to reverse climate change for more than 20 years, but greenhouse gas emissions have increased by 61% during those 20+ years. Now it’s said that we may ..

The Future of Food on World Food Day

Today is World Food Day, and the future of food appears to depend on how climate change unfolds. That’s because not only does climate change threaten to harm agricultural production, but it also risks great harm to many of the world’s major cities. According to environmental authorities, we must reduce greenhouse gas significantly in our ..