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Colleges Reduce Emissions by Offering Plant-Based Options by Default, Study Finds

New research highlights an opportunity colleges have to reduce greenhouse gas emissions — starting with the gleaming silver serving trays in their buffet-style dining halls. The project, spearheaded by Food for Climate League in collaboration with Better Food Foundation, Sodexo and three different university dining halls, found that swapping out meat entrees for

Sleep like a baby: Helping new parents sleep better

In Australia, about 900 families welcome a new baby each day. This generally follows a nine-month pregnancy demarcated by three, three-month trimesters, but about two decades ago, leading American paediatrician Dr Harvey Karp, in his book The Happiest Baby on the Block, argued that there was in fact a post-birth fourth trimester. This fragile

New research defends curbside recycling as an effective climate tool

This story was originally published by Grist. Sign up for Grist’s weekly newsletter here Recycling was once all the rage. Reduce, reuse, recycle! We recited it like a mantra. To toss our cans and bottles into the blue bin was to take on personal environmental responsibility; it meant we care. However, of late,

Food Production Could Add 1°C of Global Warming by 2100

A new study teases apart greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture, showing how the food we eat heats up the world. Food production releases greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. New research has shown that by the end of the century, the processes that bring food to our tables could add another 1°C of warming