Today in “non-vegans feeling unethical, but doing nothing about it” news…

Eccorazzi

Promoting “gentle encouragement” for people to cut back might delay the implosion of our planet by another millisecond, but it doesn’t help animals. Every day, op-ed pieces are being shared to further the idea that if veganism is challenging to do, it’s not worth doing.

Carbon Offsetting: Mindful Solution or Just Good Marketing?

Elephant Journal

Many have argued that carbon offsetting schemes are completely unethical since we ask others to offset our carbon for us. Green WAYLON: Editor's Picks—Hidden Gems C02 carbon climate Earth eco green offsets Paris Climate Talks planetWe’ll just continue flying and eating meat, whilst someone in a.

Vegan Leather Is Not Worse For The Environment Than Real Leather

Eccorazzi

In it, two writers examine how “unethical” it is to opt for faux motorcycle jackets over the real deal, because the planet is hurting from its production. This means that leather helps make the meat industry—and animal farming—profitable, which is destroying the planet.”

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Belmont Technology Remarketing Alleviates E-Waste Crisis

Green (Living) Review

The amount of electronics being disposed of unethically is growing at increasing rates. When you support the used and refurbished computer industry, you’re helping the planet and your pocket book.

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Clinton Global Initiative: Ending Modern Slavery and Ensuring The Future of Food

Eco Chic

Politicians, innovative social entrepreneurs, NGO leaders, and CEOs, convene annually at CGI to discuss their commitments to ensuring people’s human rights, and bettering communities and the health of the planet and its inhabitants. Bill Clinton at the Clinton Global Initiative.

Why aren’t more veterinarians vegan?

Eccorazzi

Many veterinary jobs are entirely dependent on working hand in hand with unethical businesses such as animal agriculture, dog and cat breeding, and laboratory work. Environmental vegans – people who are motivated by caring for our planet more than concern for animal sentience,” and, wait for it, friends, “Vaguely vegans/ Reducetarians. In an ideal world, I would take the companion animals I live with to a vegan veterinarian.

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New Poll Finds Ratepayers Strongly Oppose Duke Energy Coal.

Sierra Club Compass

The Commission has refused outright to investigate additional allegations of undue influence and improper communications -- a serious disservice to Duke Energy ratepayers who will pay the price for the company’s unethical conduct. Compass.

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Why Vox’s Guide to ‘Ethical Meat’ is just an attempt to comfort liberals

Eccorazzi

Graphic from Hannah Williams of One Green Planet. We’re talking about two of the strongest fast food markets in the world, responsible for unethical animal practices across the board.

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10 Trends in Mindful Consumption

The Green Changemakers

Impulse shopping is giving way to a form of consumption that emphasizes relationships with producers and longer-lasting satisfactions, such as supporting local artisans or protecting the planet.

A review of the UK’s first Green Film Festival

Green Blog

But, as came up in a Q & A session with one of the directors of Planet Eat Or Shlomi , there is a bit of a dilemma here. this creates a big dilemma, can we feed the planet in a post peak oil world? Some parts of the planet are not really geared towards plant based agriculture.

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