Thred’s ultimate guide to going zero-waste

Thred’s ultimate guide to going zero-waste

This Earth Day, we’ve created a beginner’s guide to reducing your environmental impact and reaching that elusive zero waste target. If you’re an avid reader of Thred, chances are you’ve already been incentivised to start reducing your environmental impact as much as possible. Whether that involves switching from fast fashion...

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Joe Biden expected to pledge big US emission cuts

Joe Biden expected to pledge big US emission cuts

The US president Joe Biden will be leading a virtual summit with 40 world leaders, asking major countries to take action against the worsening climate crisis. Joe Biden is expected to make big announcements regarding the US emissions cuts this week as he leads the charge in a virtual summit with 40 world leaders. He has already made the climate emergency one of his administration’s top priorities and heavily emphasized widespread...

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Hundreds missing after Rohingya refugee camp fires

Hundreds missing after Rohingya refugee camp fires

During the last fortnight, several small fires have devastated dozens of make-shift shelters in India and Bangladesh, displacing a further 45,000 escapees of Myanmar’s military crackdown. At present, an estimated one million Rohingya refugees are living in overcrowded sprawling camps in southern Bangladesh, after fleeing a brutal crackdown by the Myanmar military in 2017 that had ‘genocidal intent.’ In what former human rights chief at the United Nations calls a ‘textbook case of...

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Greta Thunberg says vaccine nationalism to worsen climate crisis

Greta Thunberg says vaccine nationalism to worsen climate crisis

In a Twitter thread, Greta explained that ‘inequality and climate injustice is already the heart of the climate crisis.’ In a pointed Twitter thread, Greta Thunberg said that “vaccine nationalism” threatens to make the pandemic worse and that public health in general is inseparable from the climate crisis. She said that she won’t attend the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow starting on Nov. 1 “unless everyone can take part on the same terms”...

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Which vegan burger is best for the environment?

Which vegan burger is best for the environment?

All plant-based burgers are better for the planet than beef. Here is a rundown of the vegan options and which are best for our planet. Eating hamburgers with your friends for lunch isn’t going to destroy the planet — the environmental impact of beef comes from the scale of its production and consumption worldwide. But the scale has gotten so out of control that all meat eaters — particularly people in wealthy countries — have...

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