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Artificial meat needs government backing to tackle climate crisis, report warns

Sep 06, 2021 - The Independent UK

Meat consumption will need to fall dramatically to hit net zero targets, ministers warned

The government should support the development and sale of artificial meat to encourage Britons to reduce their meat consumption and help tackle the climate crisis, a think tank report has said.

The report, by the Social Market Foundation (SMF), says that encouraging the consumption of "alternative proteins" that do not come from animals would help the government meet its target of becom...