Fossil fuels, cattle and rotting waste produce methane, a greenhouse gas responsible for 30 per cent of global heating. Cutting it is the strongest action available to slow global heating in the near term, the UN's environment chief says.
I can’t help but think, if Epicurious is taking sustainability and environmental impact seriously, wouldn’t it be a better pledge to exclude the use of cow products altogether? Milk? Cheese? Butter? That's what Joanna Tymkiw thinks.
As Epicurious cut beef from its digital diet this week, conservative culture warriors used misinformation to invent their own meat-related scandal, writes columnist Max Fawcett. But at some point, we're going to have to reckon with the climate impact of our diet.
Industry is excited about the budget's carbon-capture investments. But the technology is still expensive, and projects have not performed to expectations. Environmentalists worry it will lock us in to fossil fuels. Will Trudeau's wager pay off?