The UN predicts that if 98 million more girls were able to complete their education, it would mean 1.1 billion fewer people on the planet.
You can feed 10 billion people with the protein from marine permaculture alone.
France has agreed to shut all of its coal power plants by 2023. The UK has agreed to do the same by 2025.
Today's amount of renewable energy is 40 times larger than the International Energy Agency predicted it would be in 2003.
India aims to sell only electric cars by 2030 (Norway and the Netherlands are aiming for 2025).
If we can double the rates of cycling across the globe to 14 percent, carbon emissions will drop by 11 percent.
There are more than 4.8 billion acres available for forest restoration. Tropical forest regrowth can sequester up to 6 billion tonnes of CO2 per year!
There are 100 million square kilometres of ocean desert between Australia and the US. Marine permaculture has the capacity to draw down thousands of tonnes of carbon from the atmosphere.
Rooftops in commercial areas in France must now have either rooftop gardens or solar panels. Meanwhile, all new houses in California must be built with solar from 2020 onwards, commercial buildings to follow by 2025
France has passed a law forbidding supermarkets from trashing unsold produce. Instead supermarkets must donate food to charities or companies that make commercial compost!
8 of the top 20 solutions for reversing global warming are food-related.
Volvo has announced that it will make only electric vehicles from 2019.
China has invested $350 billion in solar energy projects.
Ireland recently became the first country to completely divest from fossil fuels in 150 companies producing coal, oil, gas and peat.
The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and Paralympics will be powered by 100 per cent renewable energy.
The town of Keynsham in the UK now gets 80 per cent of its energy from food waste.
Amazon deforestation rates were reduced by 80 per cent between 2005 and 2015.
In Bangladesh, the fertility rate has dropped from six in the 1980s, to two due to education programs, social support and shifting norms.
A Yale study suggests that 70% of people in the US now believe protecting the environment is more important than economic growth.