Fund more lab-grown meat to fight climate change, experts tell EU leaders

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Chatham House calls for official backing for high-tech food to cut greenhouse gas emissions

  • Jane Dalton
  • Independent

Experts at an influential think tank are calling on EU leaders to back the expansion of more lab-grown meat to enable Europe to help tackle climate change.

The Royal Institute of International Affairs, known as Chatham House, says new high-tech foodstuffs will be vital to the EU meeting its goals on climate change, human health and drug resistance.

Animal agriculture is a significant driver of carbon dioxide emissions, through deforestation when swathes of…

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