Plant-Based Burgers Might Save the World's Forests

Thursday, May 2, 2019

C-PREE Research Scholar, Tim Searchinger, and his colleague, Richard Waite, discuss the promise of plant-based burgers to decrease the impact that cattle and other grazing animals have on the environment. Searchinger's research on land use and greenhouse gas emissions has developed calculations to demonstrate that, "Beef uses roughly 20 times more land and releases 20 times more greenhouse gases for the same amount of protein as common plant proteins such as beans."

Continue reading this Op-Ed article on CNN.