EAG 2017 London: Clean Meat—Holy Grail or Pipe Dream? (Natalie Cargill, Seren Kell, and Alex Foster)

The meat industry has to change. Industrial livestock farming causes more than one-fifth of global greenhouse emissions. It uses more than 70% of total agricultural land. It means billions of animals are raised and killed in systems that disregard their welfare, and these systems are inefficient, expensive, and a threat to global health.

Is clean meat the answer? Is the science feasible? And will it ever be as cheap as conventional meat? We outline the judgment calls you need to make to decide.

Source: Effective Altruism Global (video).

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