Scientists are growing meat on blades of grass

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Emma Charlton, Senior Writer , Formative Content What if you could grow a burger in the same way you grow grass? Sounds implausible? Scientists at the University of Bath are taking cells from pigs and cows and growing them […]

Here’s how we can rethink the way we eat meat

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Chiara Cecchini, US director, co-founder, Future Food Institute By 2050, the world population is projected to reach nearly 10 billion. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, food production must increase by 70% to feed this larger population. How […]

Chart of the day: This is how many animals we eat each year

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Alex Thornton, Senior Writer , Formative Content Meat can be a touchy subject. Strict vegans and unrepentant carnivores rarely find any common ground. But whatever your view on the ethics of eating meat, there are some hard facts that […]

Eating less beef and more beans would cut deaths by 5-7%

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Oliver Cann, Head of Media Content, World Economic Forum What’s the story? We’ve known for some time that cows reared for beef or dairy products produce a lot of greenhouse gas emissions – and with demand expected to double, […]

How a new approach to meat can help end hunger

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Paul Laudicina, Chairman, A.T. Kearney Global Business Policy Council Today, one in nine people are hungry. And there will be nearly 20% more mouths to feed in 2030 than there are today. But there is a reason to […]

These are the countries that eat the most meat

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Rob Smith, Formative Content The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is keeping tabs on the world’s meat-eating habits, regularly publishing data showing which of its member countries are the most carnivorous. The 2016 figures, taken from […]

The global appetite for meat is growing, and it’s harming the planet

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johnny Wood, Writer, Formative Content Our appetite for meat is increasing at a faster rate than the world population. Globally, both the average per capita consumption and the total amount of meat consumed are higher than ever before. […]

Trump badly cornered at home by agribusiness and steel consumer lobbies: Trade

Donald Trump, the real estate mogul and TV reality show star, as President, discovered the hard way that international trade is a much more complicated issue than he could have ever imagined. His poor cognitive abilities and his rampant nature didn’t allow him to realize that international trade is a much more complex issue, than […]