Resources on Food, Agriculture, and Climate Change

Numerous research studies have shown that plant-based diets are much gentler on the earth than those centered around animal agriculture. You can make a difference at every meal by choosing to reduce your animal foods and increase your intake of plants! Here are several related resources:


Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret – This documentary film points to animal agriculture as the leading cause of deforestation, water consumption, and pollution; as being responsible for more greenhouse gases than the transportation industry; and as being a primary driver of rainforest destruction, species extinction, habitat loss, topsoil erosion, and ocean ‚Äúdead zones.”

Seaspiracy – Passionate about ocean life, a filmmaker sets out to document the harm that humans do to marine species and points out practices that are unsustainable. “If the oceans die, we die,” notes Captain Paul Watson.


Save the Planet, Put Down That Hamburger

Can Eating Less Meat and Dairy Help Save Our Planet? All Signs Point to Yes.

5 Things to Know about Diet and Climate

New IPCC Report Warns Cutting Methane Emissions 33% Must Happen “Now or Never”

9 Things You Need to Know About Food and Climate Change

A Vegan Diet: Eating for the Environment