The Plant-Rich Diet Climate Solution (Meat Substitutes)

Solutions Journalism Network

Solutions journalism is news about how communities and organizations are responding to social and environmental problems. This collection contains solutions stories about innovative businesses that are making it possible for individuals to eat hamburgers, chicken wings, sausages and other animal-based products while reducing their ecological footprints. Plant-based burgers that are indistinguishable from their cow-based counterparts are now available in numerous restaurants, including several prominent fast-food chains, and others are available in grocery stores. Several companies are also developing lab-grown meats (referred to as "clean meat") that may soon be ready for the mass market. Nutritionists deem both products (plant-based & clean meat) as healthier than animal meat, and both use significantly fewer resources and emit significantly fewer greenhouse gases in the production process. 

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