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No Industry is Profitable When Including the Environmental Costs

Posted: 05.03.2016 no comments

 

“The truth is that our current system allows pretty much every corporation to externalize both environmental and social costs. In this article, we won’t even be touching on social costs. If you don’t know what cost externalization is, you can imagine it as making someone else pay part or all of your costs. For example, BP externalized the environmental costs of the Deepwater Horizon disaster by consuming all of the profits but making the government pay for anything beyond the most shoddy and superficial attempts at stopping the crisis.

 

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Leonardo DiCaprio and Animal Agriculture

Posted: 04.01.2016 no comments

 

“Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio has advocated for a number of worthy causes, from fighting climate change to the importance of conservation. Now, with a single tweet, the planetary steward shines a light on the colossal environmental impact of animal agriculture.

In his tweet, DiCaprio included a link to a stunning video from Mercy For Animals, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing cruelty to farmed animals, and promoting compassionate food choices and policies.”

 

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Prince Charles on Climate Change

Posted: 11.23.2015 no comments

 

In a video message to a global gathering in Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales warned of a failure to “run the global bank that we call our planet in a responsible and competent manner”.

 

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