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Alt-Protein: Eating away climate change?

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An EUobserver magazine exploring the transition to a more climate-friendly diet.

ALT-PROTEIN The race for

ALT-PROTEIN The race for single-cell proteins during the Cold War involved both the USSR and the CIA Source: iStockphoto Mycelium food and EU regulation In the 1960s, among fears of the so-called ‘protein gap’ – the idea that a growing global population would need an unsustainable amount of protein production to avoid malnutrition – researchers at British Petroleum made a remarkable discovery. By ALEJANDRO TAUBER

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