21 Jul '11, 8pm

Why Grass Fed Beef Isn't Just Healthier: Organic produce and pasture based meat and dairy have less of an enviro...

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Yet More Proof That Grass-Fed Meat Is Better

motherearthnews.com 24 Jul '11, 1am

(volume 105, issue 01), not only confirmed again that red meat from animals “finished” on grass for the six weeks before s...

A Meat-Eater's Guide for Easing Climate Change ...

greenbiz.com 19 Jul '11, 4pm

Of all the things that an individual can do to help slow the process of climate change -- change lightbulbs, turn down the...

A Meat-Eater's Guide for Easing Climate Change ...

greenbiz.com 19 Jul '11, 4pm

Of all the things that an individual can do to help slow the process of climate change -- change lightbulbs, turn down the...

Urban acupuncture for a healthier city: via @grist

Urban acupuncture for a healthier city: via @grist

grist.org 22 Jul '11, 4pm

A little "urban acupuncture" has made this street corner healthier and happier. Photo: Sarah Goodyear Came across the inte...

Climate Change: How Much Does it Really Cost?

pewclimate.org 24 Jul '11, 5pm

Undoubtedly, it’s a different climate for talking about climate change this year. Extreme weather events have replaced leg...

.@the_daily_green says chicken is the most climate-friendly meat: So what are you having for lunch?

[email protected]_daily_green says chicken is the most clim...

thedailygreen.com 18 Jul '11, 4am

Photo: Dori O'Connell / Istock related articles By Yelena Galstyan We constantly hear the call to eat less meat, but that'...

High steaks: Meat eaters’ climate impact: via @grist

High steaks: Meat eaters’ climate impact: via @...

grist.org 18 Jul '11, 11pm

Where's the (climate-friendly) beef? The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released the "Meat Eaters Guide to Climate Chan...

Meat Eater's Guide: Get to Know the Carbon Footprint of Your Diet (Lamb, Beef, Cheese Are the Worst)

Meat Eater's Guide: Get to Know the Carbon Foot...

treehugger.com 18 Jul '11, 3pm

It's not news that meat and dairy are among the largest contributors to the world's growing carbon footprint, but lamb, be...

Eating Meat Helps Warm the Planet, Study Warns ...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 18 Jul '11, 10pm

Environmental Working Group A new study calculates the greenhouse gas emissions related to various food choices. Eating a ...

Want to save the planet while shopping for food...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 18 Jul '11, 10pm

Environmental Working Group A new study calculates the greenhouse gas emissions related to various food choices. Eating a ...