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May 31, 2024

Planet Maryland’s World Environment Festival Returns to Elm Street Urban Park, Bethesda MD

Bethesda, MD. 5.14.24 – Planet Maryland announces the return of its annual World Environment Week Festival at Elm Street Urban Park in Bethesda, MD, on June 2, 2024. Building on the success of previous events, this year’s festival promises an engaging lineup of speakers, interactive workshops, and exciting activities for all ages. The 2023 festival […]

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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: demarines@sustainableeartheating.org  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 […]

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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 […]

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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: demarines@sustainableeartheating.org 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 […]

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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: demarines@sustainableeartheating.org  202-997-8785  www.sustainableeartheating.org 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 […]

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Sep 13, 2023

Dr.Blockstein joins SEE Advisory Board

For Release 9/13/23    Contact: demarines@sustainableeartheating.org 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 […]

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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 hotter – USA Today Headline

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,  lisa@farmusa.org Nicole Berger,  n.berger@sustainableeartheating.org 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,  lisa@farmusa.com Nicole Berger,  n.berger@sustainableeartheating.org (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. […]

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Jul 10, 2024

Changes in Farm and Food Production Can Cut Greenhouse Emissions by a Third

Affordable, readily available actions can make food supplies more secure and resilient, especially for vulnerable and poor people WASHINGTON, May 6, 2024 –The global agrifood system presents a huge opportunity to cut almost a third of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions through affordable and readily available actions, while continuing to feed a growing population, according to […]

Jul 10, 2024

Study: Men Eat More Meat Than Women in Countries With Greater Gender Equality

Researchers at the University of Zurich have examined the meat consumption patterns of over 20,000 people from 23 countries to determine whether there is a connection between meat consumption and gender equality. The results indicate that people in wealthier countries eat more meat than those in developing countries, and men eat more meat than women. But somewhat […]

Jul 10, 2024

60% of US Consumers Open to Cultivated Chicken, Beef, & Pork Despite Taste and Health Doubts, Finds Survey

A Consumer Food Insights survey, used by Purdue University to track consumer perceptions of cultivated meat, has found that around 60% of consumers are willing to try cultivated beef, chicken, and pork in restaurants, while around 30% are unwilling. 1,200 of the consumers surveyed were presented with a list including familiar animals, such as chicken, cow, and pig, as well as several exotic […]

Jul 10, 2024

Supreme Court Overturns Chevron Doctrine: What it Means for Climate Change Policy

Just as federal regulators move forward with a climate change policy rooted in dozens of complex provisions of law, the Supreme Court on Friday overturned the principle that has guided U.S. regulatory law for the past 40 years. That principle held that a federal agency’s interpretation of the law should be honored, as long as […]

Jul 10, 2024

U.S. Eats 76,530 cows this July 4th –147 million burgers!

U.S. Plans to Eat 76,530 cows this July 4th –147 million burgers! Washington–6.27.24–Americans like their burgers, but as climate change, clearly and severely affects our living environments via storms destroying highways, coastal towns, and uncontrolled wildfires, with hundreds dying of temperatures reaching 125 degrees F in the middle east, we all must consider solutions. “Urgent […]

Jun 28, 2024

How Many Burgers Are Consumed on July 4th?

U.S. Plans to Eat 76,530 cows this July 4th –147 million burgers! Washington–6.27.24–Americans like their burgers, but as climate change, clearly and severely affects our living environments via storms destroying highways, coastal towns, and uncontrolled wildfires, with hundreds dying of temperatures reaching 125 degrees F in the middle east, we all must consider solutions. “Urgent […]

Jun 08, 2024

Recovering Land from Animal Agriculture for Climate Solutions

A constitutional case was filed in Peru by two students at the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos in Lima. Thanks to Climate Healers CEO Dr. Sailesh Rao” for sharing this legal brief with us. The purpose of the brief is to show that recovering and reforesting the land currently used by animal agriculture will […]

Jun 08, 2024

CBS News interviews Climate Diet CEO at World Environment Day Festival

Getting the word out, always on the “to do” list of Climate Diet CEO Jane DeMarines, was helped with CBS affiliate WUSA TV interview at Sunday’s World Environment Day Festival. Climate Diet was one of 3 sponsors of the large event that welcomed as many as 5,000 Washingtonians at the nearly all-day festival, led by […]

Jun 03, 2024

Mexico Elects First Female President to Break Sexist ‘Machista’ Grip

The Telegraph reports that Claudia Sheinbaum has been elected Mexico’s first ever female president in a historic result. Dr Sheinbaum, 61, a climate scientist and former mayor of Mexico City, is a member of the leftist Morena party and the handpicked successor to populist Andres Manuel López Obrador. Dr Sheinbaum, 61, of the leftist Morena […]

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