University of Oxford: ‘We must change what we eat to solve the climate crisis’

Researchers warn that even if global fossil fuel emissions were stopped with immediate effect, emissions derived from global food systems alone could push global temperature increases above 1.5°C

Cadent pays for 40,000 meals to help vulnerable children avoid hunger

The gas network’s announcement follows controversy over the government’s refusal to extend a free school meals scheme beyond term times

Switching 10% of world’s meat to plant-based food ‘could save 176m tonnes of CO2 by 2030’

Global consumption of meat reached 385 million tonnes in 2018, which translates to at least 1.7 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide emissions

High levels of microplastics are ‘released from infant-feeding bottles’

Under certain conditions, kettles and infant-feeding bottles could release up to 16.2 million polypropylene microplastics per litre, according to a report

‘Wasted food produces six times the amount of greenhouse gas emissions as global aviation’

A new report published by the organisation warns climate change cannot be stopped if society doesn’t stop wasting food

Scottish island communities to receive £2m for green recovery

The Islands Green Recovery Programme is now open for applications and will deliver investment in low carbon transport, food sustainability and zero waste projects

Your seafood platter might contain a hidden ingredient – plastic

Researchers from the University of Exeter and the University of Queensland studied five different kinds of seafood and found traces of plastic in every sample

‘At least 40% of the world must adopt healthy diets by 2030 to tackle climate threat’

Currently, the food systems in G20 countries are emitting nearly 75% of the total global food-related carbon emissions, according to a new report

Belgian wind farm to become ‘world’s first’ to grow seaweed between wind turbines

Seaweed can be used as a low carbon foodstuff or as a sustainable biomass fuel

‘Reducing 50% livestock production by 50% would save 30% of biodiversity loss’

A new study by startup Heura claims that 60% of all biodiversity loss can be traced back to livestock production