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‘Deforestation effect’ means organic is worse for the climate, Swedish researchers claim

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Organically farmed food has a bigger climate impact than conventionally farmed food, due to the greater areas of land required and a resultant increase in deforestation globally. 

Kappa Bioscience’s team goes climate-positive, partners with Ecologi

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The Norwegian company recently announced its entire workforce went climate-positive from 2021 onwards. Through its cooperation with Ecologi, the company offers its employees to...

Farmers on the front line of climate change

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As the world prepares for COP26, due to be hosted in Glasgow, 1-12 November, farmers have been sharing their experiences ‘on the front line...

Sustainable Luxury Market the Focus for New Media and eCommerce Platform, ‘Ethos’

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Ethos aims to address climate change and promote sustainability through its luxury-focused digital media and e-commerce platform. Green Queen - Read More The post Sustainable Luxury...

France Just Passed a New Climate Law. Here’s the Good and the Bad.

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After months of debate, France has approved a new climate law to slash its carbon emissions. Here, we take a closer look. Green Queen -...

The Amazon Now Emits More Carbon Emissions Than It Absorbs, Finds Study

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Due to fires, a heating planet and increased droughts, the Amazon Rainforest which was long a carbon sink is now adding to the climate...

EU Unveils Broad Climate Plan To Reach Net-Zero By 2050

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4 Mins Read The European Union has just announced a slate of climate proposals to help it reach net-zero by 2050. The plan, which...

U.N. Scientists: Climate and Biodiversity Must Be Crises Solved Together

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Leading U.N. biodiversity and climate crises experts say we must approach both issues together—we can’t solve one without the other. Green Queen - Read More The...

Time is ‘running out’ for climate change, warns CCC

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The Climate Change Committee (CCC) says ‘time is running out for realistic climate commitments’ after delays to the Government’s Ten-Point Plan. The CCC, which was...

Forbes Launches Sustainability Channel Amid Media’s Climate Crisis Wake-Up Call

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Forbes has launched a new channel dedicated to covering sustainability, as the mainstream media landscape begins to sound the alarm on the climate crisis....

Thrive Market: Online Organic Pioneer Wants To Become ‘World’s First Climate Positive Grocery Store’...

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Thrive Market, the American membership-based online retailer for natural and organic products, has set its sights on becoming the “world’s first climate positive grocery...

Organic Trade Association council bringing unique organic perspective to UN Food Systems Summit

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The Organic Trade Association’s Sustainable Food Trade Action (SFTA) Council is bringing organic’s unique voice to a ground-breaking global conversation on May 10 on...

CMA publishes Green Claims Code to tackle greenwashing in the UK

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The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published its Green Claims Code to help businesses understand how to communicate their green credentials while ensuring...

Global Deforestation Soared 12% In 2020 Despite Pledges To Tackle Biodiversity Loss, New Data...

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While 2020 was hailed as a landmark year to fight deforestation, with countries, organisations and corporations committing to do more to protect the world’s...

Solar Foods Bags €10M From Finnish Climate Fund To Commercialise Air Protein By 2023

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Finnish startup Solar Foods has announced a €10 million (~US$11.9 million) in fresh capital from the Finnish Climate Fund, becoming the state-owned sustainability-focused fund’s...