This report from the US think tank The Breakthrough Institute argues that the US government should invest heavily in the development of alternative proteins, because of the potential to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and negative health impacts associated with animal agriculture as well as drive economic growth.
The US federal government is uniquely well-placed to fund alternative protein research, says the report, since it can coordinate collaborations between producers and researchers from multiple disciplines.
Read the full report, The Case for Public Investment in Alternative Proteins, here or here (PDF link) and view a fact sheet on the report here. See also the Table explainer What is a healthy sustainable eating pattern?
14 Apr 2021
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