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Feb 22, 2024

Earth Reaches Alarming 1.5-Degree Celsius Temperature Increase for 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  For media inquiries, please contact:  Earth Reaches Alarming 1.5-Degree Celsius Temperature Increase for 2023, Scientists Raise Urgent Concerns Meat production implicated Washington, DC 2.22.2024 – In a concerning milestone, the global average temperature on Earth has now surged to a 1.5-degree Celsius increase for the current year, prompting widespread apprehension among […]

Jan 11, 2024

A Green Diet for a Green Earth: The Benefits of Plant-Based Eating

1-11.2024 Letter to the Editor: A Green Diet for a Green Earth: The Benefits of Plant-Based Eating By Jane DeMarines, Executive Director, Sustainable Earth Eating Our modern lifestyle is becoming unsustainable. Greenhouse gases are warming the planet more and more each year. Chronic diseases like heart disease and diabetes are becoming the norm. And the […]

Dec 29, 2023

What do Climate Leaders Wish for the New Year? 

Read on…and including one BIG WISH for the World—from MD’s 8th District Congressman  Contact: Washington, DC–12/29/2023 – As 2023 slides into the past, we’re all hoping for great things in the new year. Here is what climate leaders, including Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin, wish for the Planet and all of us in the New […]

Nov 13, 2023

Pope + Climate Change SEE asks Pontiff to reinstate Meatless Fridays for meat reduction climate benefit

For Immediate Release: Contact: Sustainable Earth Eating:  202-997-8785 Sustainable Earth Eating Calls on Pope Francis to Reinstate Meatless Fridays in New “Environmental Encyclical” Washington (11.09.23) — As the global community grapples with the urgent need to address the environmental crisis, Sustainable Earth Eating, a leading climate, and food organization, has officially reached out […]

Sep 13, 2023

Dr.Blockstein joins SEE Advisory Board

For Release 9/13/23    Contact: Climate Scientist Joins Sustainable Earth Eating Advisory Board Washington, DC – Sustainable Earth Eating’s (SEE) Chair Edgar Ndjatou announced that David E. Blockstein, PhD, Co-Director, Worldwide Climate and Justice Education Week, reaching more than 100,000 students in 70 countries, has joined SEE’s advisory board. Blockstein is an ecologist and […]

Logo of Sustainable Earth Eating with backdrop of a green farm, symbolizing the organization's commitment to sustainable agriculture and greenhouse gas transparency.
Aug 16, 2023

Sustainable Earth Eating Raises Concerns on USDA’s Greenhouse Gas Strategy

 Eat Smart to Save the Planet Sustainable Earth Eating Raises Concerns on USDA’s Greenhouse Gas Strategy WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sustainable Earth Eating (SEE) has  submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regarding its “Federal Strategy to Advance Greenhouse Gas Measurement and Monitoring for the Agriculture and Forest Sectors,” open for public feedback until […]

Jul 24, 2023

Summers are always hot. Here’s how we know climate change is making summer 2023 hotter. -USA Today

By Elizabeth Weise with USA Today Summers are always hot. But this summer is different in some profound ways. Record-breaking temperatures are hitting multiple cities. Phoenix recorded an unprecedented nineteen consecutive days over 110 degrees. Death Valley reached 128 on Sunday. Records are falling everywhere. It’s not your imagination: This is not a typical summer. The extreme temperatures […]

Jun 29, 2023

Consumer ‘Diet vs Climate’ Survey: Majority say Willing to Change Behavior to Abate Climate Change

Washington, DC – June 28, 2023: As the country prepares for 4th of July celebrations with backyard barbecues, a new survey of consumers shows  broad awareness of meat production’s massive impact on the environment, including rainforest deforestation, huge water and land use and animal species decimation, and showed a high level of willingness among participants […]

May 29, 2023

This Memorial Day, honor veterans and our planet

Many, if not most of us, will celebrate Memorial Day and warmer weather with food, friendship and outdoor and indoor gatherings– often focused on grilling meat, barbecuing ribs or certainly burgers—as we honor our Nation’s veterans. It is a tradition in the United States to make meat part of the celebratory events—but maybe it’s time […]

May 25, 2023

DJ Soul Emcee’s Planet Bethesda Food & Music Festival

Contacts: Lisa DeCrescente, Nicole Berger, 104.1 DJ Soul Emcee’s Planet Bethesda Food & Music Festival, Shares Inspirational Health Journey and Dance Party Beats  Event Spotlights BIPOC Food Vendors, Multicultural Foods (Bethesda, MD – May 25, 2023) When the Planet Bethesda festival returns to Elm Street Park on June 4, 2023, the party will be pumping […]

May 19, 2023

Planet Bethesda Festival Offers Something for Everyone with Multicultural Foods, Kid’s Corner, Live Animal Ambassadors, Pet Adoptions and Mad Science Show

Contacts: Lisa DeCrescente, Nicole Berger, (Bethesda, MD – May 9, 2023) In less than a month, the Planet Bethesda festival returns to Elm Street Park on June 4, 2023, building on the success of the inaugural event in 2022. The food and music festival celebrates World Environment Day and the benefits of a plant-based lifestyle. […]

Apr 25, 2023

Settlement Requires EPA to Rein in Chesapeake Bay Pollution Caused by Animal Agriculture

Contact:   (Bethesda, MD – Apr. 25, 2023) Sustainable Earth Eating applauds a settlement announced by the D.C. Attorney General that will further curtail pollution of the Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the U.S., largely caused by animal agriculture.  According to D.C. Attorney General Brian L. Schwalb, a proposed settlement was reached on April […]


Jan 02, 2024

January Newsletter

COP28 Delegates Agree To ‘Transition Away’ From Planet-Warming Fossil Fuels, What climate and SEE leaders wish for in 2024, and more! United Nations climate negotiators directed the world to transition away from planet-warming fossil fuels in a major development at COP28, according to the Associated Press, des re pite critics’ worries about loopholes. The agreement […]

Jan 01, 2024

How your old car can help with climate change?

What if your old car could actually help stop climate change? Well, now it can! We are currently accepting tax-deductible car donations through 1-800-Charity Cars. Donating a car this way is fast and easy. All you have to do is call 1-800-CHARITY (800-242-7489) or fill out an online donation form. Representatives from the service will contact you […]

Dec 12, 2023

December Newsletter

COP 28 Dubai: Methane Pledges Lead UN Climate Talks More than 70,000 politicians, diplomats, activists, business leaders and journalists are attending COP28 climate talks this week in Dubai, including King Charles III. So far, oil giants have pledged to slash methane emissions by 80% by 2030, a surprise agreement. U.S. climate envoy JOHN F. KERRY, […]

Nov 12, 2023

November 2023 Newsletter

Interview with SEE President Edgar Ndjatou Q. SEE (Climate Diet) is entering its 3rd year of operation with you as President. Do you see sufficient progress—it does seem that the discussion of meat reduction in regard to climate change (SEE’s mission) is more widely known than a few years ago. A. Yes! I totally agree! […]

Oct 29, 2023

Interview with SEE President Edgar Ndjatou

Q. SEE (Climate Diet)  is entering its 3rd year of operation with you as President for this time. Do you see sufficient progress—it does seem that the discussion of meat reduction in regard to climate change (SEE’s mission) is much more known than a few years ago? A. Yes! I totally agree! SEE has helped […]

Oct 18, 2023

Affordable and Accessible: Plant-Based Cuisine will not Bust Your budget!

In recent years, the popularity of plant-based diets has surged, driven by concerns about health, the environment, and animal welfare. However, a common misconception persists: that eating a plant-based diet is expensive and reserved for the elite. This notion couldn’t be further from the truth. Healthy plant-based foods are not only affordable but also staples […]

Sep 05, 2023

SEE September Newsletter

Meat Packing injuries…Your dinner might be costing someone an arm and a leg, research shows As we celebrated Labor Day, it is pertinent to know some workers suffer mightily providing U.S. consumers meat and food, according to data from government and academia, said Sustainable Earth Eating, who compiled the research. The question remains: how safe […]

Aug 23, 2023

Rep. Raskin applauds local sustainable non-profit following efforts to get federal facilities to provide vegetarian options

Contact:  8.23.22  phone: 202-997-8785  8/22/2022-Washington, DC– In July, Congressman Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08), and 31 House members urged the While House to encourage all federal facilities offer vegetarian entrees in their cafeterias. Today, the Congressman applauded the work of Sustainable Earth Eating, for promoting healthy plant-based diet, for health and the health of the […]

Aug 23, 2023

Sustainable Earth Eating Digest – 8-23-23

Study Dispels Myth That Animal Foods are Needed to Meet Global Protein Requirements A recent study for the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies by Nelson Huber-Disla reports that although we have a bad habit of conflating protein with animal foods, in reality protein deficiency is rare in those eating a calorie-sufficient diet. According […]

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