How vegan burgers can help save the planet | The Economist



When people cook steak, they’re also cooking the planet. As meat consumption continues to rise, what role can meat alternatives play in a more sustainable food system? Read more: https://econ.st/3rvlWHC

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00:00 – What you put on your plate impacts the planet
01:03 – Britain’s meat-eating habits
03:06 – The environmental impact of meat and dairy
05:43 – Plant-based food is better for the environment
07:03 – The rise of lab-grown meat
09:27 – Transitioning to a plant-based food economy

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