Fervor for Plant-Based Meat Could Help Tackle Climate Change


Can we, as good stewards of the world, address our collective impact on the environment? Most professional climate researchers agree that to do so, rather than make small personal changes to our daily habits, we need to address the few companies and industries most heavily polluting the earth.

One of those key industries includes agricultural output, as factory farming and industrialized meat production, along with oil and gas production to be fair, have clocked methane pollution at its highest level in 800,000 years. Practices like regenerative agriculture are part of the recommended actions, but could there be a bigger culture shift underway with plant-based meat? If the number of investors and popular brands entering the plant-based meat industry is any indication, this could be a market ripe for transforming our agricultural footprint.

Here’s how Dr. Darren Burke, Co-Founder & CEO of Outcast Foods, sees the mass trend toward plant-based meat intersecting with our battle against climate change.

Follow us on social media for the latest updates in B2B!


China Chip Controls manufacturing plant
Biden Nears Win as Japan, Dutch Back China Chip Controls
January 29, 2023

For more on the West’s race to implement China chip controls, read Bloomberg’s explainer on the computer chip “arms race.” (Bloomberg) — Japan and the Netherlands are poised to join the US in limiting China’s access to advanced semiconductor machinery, forging a powerful alliance that will undercut Beijing’s ambitions to build its own domestic […]

Read More
NYSE Mayhem Traced to a Staffer Who Left a Backup System Running
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — More than 700 miles from Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange’s backup data center on Cermak Road in Chicago is supposed to safeguard US markets, standing by at all hours in case disaster ever strikes the world’s largest venue for trading shares. When markets are closed, it participates in a well-worn routine, […]

Read More
California storms farmers
California Storms Have Farmers Rushing to Avoid Crop Shortfall
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — California farmers are facing costly damages from weeks of severe California storms that may trigger more expensive US fruits and vegetables in a time of massive food inflation. “The numbers are going to be somewhere in the hundreds of millions and perhaps in the billions,” Dave Puglia, head of the trade group Western […]

Read More