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Plant-Rich Diet Climate Solution: About Meat

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Katherine Noble-Goodman

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"As Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh has said, making the transition to a plant-based diet may be the most effective way an individual can stop climate change." Project Drawdown

And as the stories in this collection illustrate, soon it won't be necessary to give up meat to reduce the ecological impact of a burger with fries.  Several companies are developing lab-grown meats (referred to as "clean meat") that will soon be ready for market, and these, and plant-based substitutes, are increasingly indistinguishable from the animal products they are designed to replace.  Nutritionists deem both products healthier than meat from animals, and both use significantly fewer resources and emit significantly fewer greenhouse gases in the production process.  

Click here to see the complete set of climate solutions collections related to the Drawdown Ecochallenge.

Stories In This Collection (5)

How close are we to a hamburger grown in a lab?

How close are we to a hamburger grown in a lab?
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Lab-grown Meat on your Table

Lab-grown Meat on your Table
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Test-tube chicken meat unveiled to allow vegetarians to eat poultry

Test-tube chicken meat unveiled to allow vegeta...
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The Impossible Burger: Inside the Strange Science of the Fake Meat That 'Bleeds'

The Impossible Burger: Inside the Strange Scien...
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Why This Cardiologist Is Betting That His Lab-Grown Meat Startup Can Solve the Global Food Crisis

Why This Cardiologist Is Betting That His Lab-G...
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