Plant Based Meats Do More to Address Climate Change Than Green Buildings or Zero-Emission Cars

Posted on AllSides July 10th, 2022
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Investments in plant-based alternatives to meat lead to far greater cuts in climate-heating emissions than other green investments, according to one of the world’s biggest consultancy firms.

The report from the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) found that, for each dollar, investment in improving and scaling up the production of meat and dairy alternatives resulted in three times more greenhouse gas reductions compared with investment in green cement technology, seven times more than green buildings and 11 times more than zero-emission cars.

Investments in plant-based alternatives to meat delivered this high impact on emissions...

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