In vitro meat, as energy-hungry as raising livestock

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“For the public, this new in vitro meat production process will be an environmentally friendly alternative to livestock farming and will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, energy consumption and land use. and some of the water associated with meat production, with some even arguing that the move to laboratory meat could save the planet, with early research suggesting that synthetic meat may have a lower carbon footprint than meat. But the reality may be more complicated than that – we have just completed a study that suggests that removing meat from our hamburgers could have mixed effects on the environment. “

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