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The Power of Plant-Based Diet: A Simple Path to Combat Global Warming

"Nourishing the planet starts on your plate. Embrace the simplicity of a plant-based diet, nurturing both your well-being and the Earth's resilience with every mindful bite." Michael Corthell In the ongoing battle against climate change, individuals around the world are seeking effective ways to make a meaningful impact. One solution that stands out as both accessible and impactful is adopting a plant-based diet. The United Nations experts assert that this dietary shift holds the potential to play a crucial role in fighting climate change, with a major report on land use and climate change indicating that the West's excessive consumption of meat and dairy products contributes significantly to global warming. The Environmental Toll of Meat and Dairy Consumption The connection between our dietary choices and the environment has never been more evident. The consumption of meat and dairy, particularly in the Western world, has been identified as a significant driver of cl

What Does 'Human Dominion' Mean?

Michael Corthell for The Vegan Project   It now looks like the bible was indeed correct, saying in Genesis that Adam and Eve held dominion over "every living thing," over beasts as unmanageable as lions and whales, and forces as terrifying as plague, famine, and drought. Now, thousands of years later, some of the world's most respected scientists are saying that this dominion is now complete .  Despite the Bible's claim of dominion, today's reality reveals a darker picture. Thousands of years later, renowned scientists warn that humanity's unchecked dominance has led to dire consequences. We bear the burden of responsibility for the damage inflicted upon every living thing, from majestic beasts to devastating plagues, famines, and droughts. Human activities have had so much impact that we have become a "force of nature" as a species. Humans are transforming the land, the water, and even the atmosphere of Earth more rapidly and at a greater scale t

Solving the Climate Crisis with a Global Resource Based Economy

Rapidly moving away from fossil fuels and toward renewable clean energy is an imperative from now on. (See  2021ClimateReport ) by Michael Corthell The quality of life for all people on Earth will be raised and enhanced immeasurably when all people have access to the best products and services, education, healthcare, transportation, housing, and energy systems that our civilization can provide. This commitment must come sooner, rather than later to save our environment and our race.  We have the technology to begin implementing this new economy now. We only need the will to do so...    Global problems faced by mankind today are impacting individuals and nations rapidly. Climate change , famine, war, epidemics of deadly diseases, and environmental pollution contribute to the long list of global challenges we, as humans, need to promptly address before an eventual catastrophe swiftly becomes inevitable. By some estimates, we have less than ten years to get our act together. Regar