United Nations

Biden picks Cindy McCain as UN food ambassador

BY: - June 23, 2021

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Wednesday tapped  Cindy McCain, the widow of former U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona, as the U.S. representative to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture, with the rank of ambassador. Earlier this year, Arizona Republicans voted to censure Cindy McCain and two other members of the state’s GOP, former […]

Study: Animal-based foods connected to 15,900 deaths a year

BY: - May 11, 2021

Animal-based foods are connected to 15,900 annual deaths resulting from small-particle pollution from agriculture, a new study found. Reducing excess protein in livestock feed and using nitrogen inhibitors and other fertilizer amendments and other techniques in just the 10% of U.S. counties with the highest mitigation potential would save 22% of deaths associated with food […]