Meat tax ‘inevitable’ to beat climate and health crises, says report

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By Ulrike Stein / 12 Dec 2017

Meat tax 'inevitable' to beat climate and health crises, says report

"Sin taxes" on meat to reduce its huge impact on climate change and human health look inevitable, according to analysts for investors managing over $4tn of assets. The global livestock industry causes 15% of all global greenhouse gas emissions and meat consumption is rising around the world, but dangerous climate change cannot be avoided unless this is radically curbed.



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