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Promoting Sustainability and Health: The Case for a Meat Tax

" A tax on meat can be a powerful catalyst for promoting sustainability and improving public health, steering us towards a future where our choices align with the well-being of the planet and ourselves." The Vegan Project Global The global demand for meat has skyrocketed in recent decades, raising concerns about the environmental and health consequences associated with its production and consumption. As we grapple with the urgent need to address climate change and public health issues, implementing a tax on meat is a measure worth considering. By discouraging excessive meat consumption, such a tax can have multiple benefits, including mitigating environmental damage, improving public health, and promoting more sustainable food systems. ''Rearing livestock and growing crops to feed them has destroyed more tropical forest and killed more wildlife than any other industry. Animal agriculture also produces vast quantities of greenhouse gas emissions and pollution. The e