26,000 chickens are butchered per hour in Germany's most modern slaughterhouse in the village of Wietze. A protest movement is gaining momentum, directed primarily at the farmers who supply the slaughterhouse.
Germany is about to appoint a commission that will plan how the country is to give up coal. But it's already under fire for prioritizing the economy over the environment.
Australia is introducing sweeping reforms in its live export trade after footage of dead or dying sheep on ships bound to the Middle East caused a public outcry. The government said the whole industry needed to change.
Unions at a global clothing brand hope its agreement to pay to meet fire and building safety regulations in 150 garment factories in Bangladesh could herald a new era. Time will tell if other brands follow suit.
Funny as it may sound, belching and flatulent cows are a serious contributor to the emissions that threaten our planet's climate. But the cows on one cattle farm in India are doing their part to pass less gas.
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