Los Angeles City Council unanimously endorses the Plant Based Treaty in response to the climate emergency

The Los Angeles City Council recently voted unanimously to adopt its resolution in support of the global Plant Based Treaty initiative. “This landmark resolution marks a vital cultural shift as Americans prioritize both combating climate change and improving their health,” said Councilmember Paul Koretz, who introduced the resolution with Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson on September 6. “As over 2,200 municipalities did with climate emergency declarations, I invite other cities to join us and endorse the Plant Based Treaty.” Through its three core principles—Relinquish, Redirect and Restore—the treaty aims to halt the widespread degradation of…

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Didim becomes the first town in Turkey to endorse the Plant Based Treaty in response to the climate emergency.

Didim Council endorsed the Plant Based Treaty, becoming the first town in Turkey to join the groundbreaking initiative to tackle emissions from animal farming and attributed deforestation, a key driver of the climate emergency. The endorsement comes a year after Turkey ratified the Paris climate agreement, the last G20 country to do so. Ahmet Deniz Atabay, Mayor of Didim, said,  “We are aware of the seriousness of the climate crisis and we believe that the Plant Based Treaty campaign will make a positive contribution towards solutions to this crisis.”  The…

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Haywards Heath becomes the first town in Europe to endorse the call for a Plant Based Treaty in response to the climate emergency

Haywards Heath Town Council have endorsed the Plant Based Treaty, becoming the first town in Europe to join the initiative to tackle emissions from animal farming and attributed deforestation, a key driver of the climate emergency. The proposed Treaty is backed by 17 municipal governments worldwide, including Boynton Beach in Florida and Rosario in Argentina. Green Councillor Dr Richard Nicholson, who first presented the Plant Based Treaty to the Climate Change Committee, said, “The Climate Crisis is no longer a distant future threat but an existential crisis that is upon…

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