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Why California Cities Should Divest from Factory Farms

Berkeley recently became the first city in California to urge the state's $444-billion pension fund to divest from the factory farming industry. Will San Francisco and Los Angeles follow suit?

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Opinion: Berkeley votes to urge CalPERS to divest from factory farms

CalPERS invests nearly $679 million in greenhouse-gas-spewing factory farms, which goes against Berkeley's environmental goals. The city of Berkeley is known for responsible investment decisions.

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How One Small City in California Is Going Plant-Based

The City of Berkeley just adopted a first-of-its-kind sustainable food policy that will replace 50% of the city's animal-based food purchasing with plant-based alternatives in the next four years.

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Purposeful Empathy hosted by Anita Nowak with Nilang Gor

Watch this episode to learn about the connection between animal welfare, systemic racism and environmental sustainability. Nilang Gor believes we need to stop linear thinking and practise systems thinking to solve world's most vexing problems.

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Future Preventative Measures for Coronavirus Related Infectious Diseases

While it is extremely important to address the urgent issues in fighting COVID-19, we are now also compelled to take preventative measures in order to avoid future Coronavirus related outbreak.

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Addressing Berkeley's Food Emissions for Paris Agreement

Many of these Cities, including Berkeley, are aiming to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by developing local Climate Action Plans (CAP). These local CAPs could play an important role in meeting the Paris Agreement.

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Paths to Sustainability

Our Planet Earth is at a challenging ecological intersection. We’re looking at Peak Farmable Soil and Carbon Capture Capacity, Peak Edible Food, and Peak Water all bundled into escalating Climate Instability.

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