‘Climate change leads to more global violence’

By 2050 1.3bn people will be living in the world’s least peaceful countries due to environmental change, says new report

McDonald’s pledges to reach net zero from beef to light bulbs

Shropshire will become home to the first McDonald’s restaurant that will be built according to UK industry net zero standards

CO2 supply shock could hit food supplies in Britain, warns meat industry

Businesses could grind to a halt if they cannot secure an adequate supply of CO2 as the gas plays a ‘critical and irreplaceable role’ in the food and drinks manufacturing process

UK to trial reusable packaging in its takeaways

Just Eat has launched a reusable packaging trial that aims to tackle plastic pollution

Nearly 20 cattle firms ‘generate more emissions than Britain, Germany or France’

Meat production is forecast to increase by 40 million tonnes by 2029, according to a new research

‘Meat products must be taxed to reflect negative impacts upon society’

Ethan Brown believes the tax will help people cut down on their meat consumption and boost research on plant-based proteins

Banning stickers on fruit ‘would avoid 100m pieces of plastic waste a week’

BusinessWaste has urged the government to introduce new regulations to tackle the stickers, which are used as branding and to display bar code information

Plastic-free sandwich packaging to be trialled in UK stores

The paper-based packaging will be trialled in Sainsbury’s and Co-op stores this September

New animal-free meat tech raises the steaks for low carbon dining

Aleph Farms and the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology have created what they claim is the world’s first ribeye steak made using 3D bioprinting technology

McDonald’s seals corporate PPAs for 326MW of wind energy

The fast-food giant will purchase wind energy from US renewable developer Apex Clean Energy