The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that the global meat production will double from 2000 to 2050. The reasons behind are two-fold:
It’s obvious that more people means more mouths to feed, but less obvious is the fact that meat demand grows with income: As peoples’ wealth increases so does their taste for meat. In fact, this economic growth is the main driver behind our 100% increase in meat consumption.
Inefficient meat machines We humans have since…
Biotechnologist thinking out loud.