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EARTH DAY 2022

​Animal agriculture is a leading cause of water pollution, deforestation, air pollution, and climate change. This Earth Day (and every day) we are teaching people about the impacts of our food system.

FFAC at an event near you

Credit: Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals Media

Bay Area

Monica Chen is speaking in Mountain View, CA on 4/23 as part of the Earth Day Celebration.

Monica is also speaking in San Francisco, CA on 4/23 as part of Earth Day SF.

Southern California

Rowdy Keelor is speaking virtually at tUrn Week on Climate Humor at Santa Clara University on 4/22 (more info).

Rowdy is tabling at Earth Fair 2022 in San Diego on 4/23.

Rowdy is speaking at UC San Diego’s 7th Annual Green Talks Event on 4/28 (more info).

Colorado

Alexis Miller is speaking at Regis University in Denver, CO on 4/18

Utah

Chris Shapard is tabling at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, UT on 4/21.

Illinois

Iris Woosley is tabling at Oakton Community College in Skokie, IL on 4/21 and 4/22

Kimberly Backman is speaking at Truman University in Chicago, IL on 4/21.

Take Action: Vegweek

Researchers at the University of Oxford found that eating a plant-based diet could reduce an individual's carbon footprint from food by up to 73 percent. (Source)

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Classroom Programming

FFAC classroom programming educates people about the impacts of factory farming on people, animals and the planet.
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Advocacy Institute

FFAC's Advocacy Institute equips high school and college students with comprehensive knowledge and experiential training to advocate successfully in their communities.

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Animal Agriculture and Climate Change: The "steaks" are high!
When we talk about climate change and other environmental issues, we often associate them with burning fossil fuels and plastic pollution. Yet, due to decades of conditioning, marketing, misinformation, and denial, we rarely draw links between these global challenges and the food we eat.
What Is Deforestation and What Are the Causes of Deforestation?
Deforestation is a major driver of climate change and biodiversity loss, but fortunately there are practical steps we can take to help prevent it.
What Is Ocean Acidification and How Does It Affect Marine Life?
It’s no secret that carbon dioxide emissions from human activity are driving global warming. What's less talked about is the direct impact that these emissions […]
Animal Agriculture: How Bad Is It for Climate Change and the Environment?
Meat producers want you to believe that eating meat is natural, but there's nothing natural about factory farming, which imprisons billions of sentient beings and, […]