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Potential of meat substitutes for climate change mitigation and improved human health in high-income markets

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The global food system contributes approximately one-quarter of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, with these dominated by the livestock sector. The projected increase in livestock demand is likely to undermine efforts to keep global average warming below a 2◦C target. A carbon tax is often proposed as the preferred demand-side mechanism for reduced meat consumption. Previous studies, however, suggest that while this could prove successful in reducing net global emissions, it may worsen nutritio...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3389/fsufs.2018.00016

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Divisional Administration
Sub department:
Oxford Martin School
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Author
Publisher:
Frontiers Media Inc Publisher's website
Journal:
Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems Journal website
Volume:
2
Article number:
16
Publication date:
2018-05-15
Acceptance date:
2018-04-23
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ISSN:
2571-581X
Source identifiers:
1074062
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pubs:1074062
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uuid:1c37e846-7ed4-42a8-b842-dd969a903713
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pubs:1074062
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2019-11-25

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