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Going Vegan: The Basics

 Going Vegan: The Basics As concerns about the changing climate increase, many have begun to change their diets to help animals and the planet. The vegan diet has become more popular in recent years, and many think that it is the future of food. Companies like Beyond Meat have made it easier for Americans to go vegan. What exactly is this diet, and should people become vegans? What is the vegan diet? Vegans do not eat meat or animal products. This includes beef, fish, eggs, and dairy, along with a variety of similar foods. Many vegans also use household products, like soaps, that do not come from animals. Why go vegan? For the animals Animals are slaughtered to make meat, so vegan foods do not require animal fatalities. Other animal products are dependent on farming, so eliminating animal products entirely means that there is no need to rely on animals for food or household products. Health benefits Going vegan comes with a lot of health benefits. According to Healthline , plant-base

EarthPlex Mailing List Reminder

  EarthPlex Mailing List Reminder In May, we announced that our mailing list followers will no longer receive emails. After an update to our web feed management service, we reconsidered the role of the mailing list in the future. The EarthPlex mailing list played a vital role for the first year of our existence, but we feel that it will no longer be necessary.  As we mentioned in our previous update , below are the ways you can stay on top of new posts.  Google News Be sure to follow EarthPlex on Google News, so you can read all of our posts from the Google News App! Instagram (@earthplex_media) Every time EarthPlex posts, we create an Instagram post letting you know. Be sure to follow us on Instagram and turn on post notifications. Bonus: You also find out our posting schedule every Sunday! Lastly, feel free to visit our website on Mondays and Fridays to read our posts! We release them at 11:00 a.m. ET.

Can Innovation Prevent Climate Change?

Can Innovation Prevent Climate Change? John Kerry, the Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, said that 50% of emission cuts will come from technologies that have not yet been invented. This statement caused controversy, as cutting emissions is urgent and necessary. Is John Kerry correct, and is innovation truly necessary to cut emissions?  Is Kerry correct? It is impossible to know if John Kerry's statement will turn out to be true. However, he was trying to make a point: innovation is necessary in order to lower emissions. He believes that society will invent machines that increase technology's efficiency and devices that can help the planet, but is this likely to happen?  Do we need to innovate? Emissions cannot be lowered without innovation, primarily from the private sector. In the last couple of decades, innovations such as electric cars and plant-based meat alternatives that taste nearly indistinguishable from real meat have changed our world. Many methods of slowing