Bill Gates Says America ‘Should Move to 100% Synthetic Beef’ | 22 Words

Bill Gates has made a very bold proposal that America and other wealthy countries should "move to 100 percent synthetic beef" to combat climate change.

Very interesting, we know. Here's the full story...

Our planet needs help more than ever...


And so many of us have been making some huge changes to try and combat climate change.

This includes celebrities and people with wide global followings...

Who have been using their platforms to try and encourage people to make these changes in order to benefit the planet and its environment.

And now, Microsoft CEO Bill Gates has just followed suit...


And he has proposed a huge move that America and other powerful countries should be making in order to save the planet.

FYI, carnivores won't at all be a fan of this...

Now, it's no secret that centuries of human activity have been gradually destroying our planet.


Overpopulation, pollution, fossil fuels, and deforestation are just a few of the negative impact we humans have had upon our earth.

Vast areas of the Earth, which were once rich with natural life...


Are now looming concrete jungles suffocated by smog and various other toxic, man-made emissions.

Planet Earth is warming up...

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And there is no denying that things are now worse than ever before.

Climate change has been studied and observed for decades now...

And scientists at NASA have been using Earth-orbiting satellites and other technological advances that have allowed them to see the bigger picture.

Did you know that the planet's average surface temperature has risen about 1.62 degrees Fahrenheit (0.9 degrees Celsius) since the late 19th century?

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And did you also know that the oceans have absorbed much of this increased heat, with the top seven-hundered meters of ocean showing warming of more than 0.4 degrees Fahrenheit since 1969?

The sea level has been rising over the years...

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And both the extent and thickness of the Arctic sea ice has declined rapidly over the last several decades - causing utter devastation to the environment and the species that live within it.

Climate change has been a big topic in recent years.

With many taking action.

Every little helps when it comes to saving the planet...

And many of us are stepping up.

And now, the founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, has just made a very startling proposal.

We all know that Gates is a very intelligent man and he knows what he's doing when it comes to running a successful global business... but what about when it comes to saving the planet?

Well, the billionaire has recently released a new book titled, How To Avoid a Climate Disaster...

And he suggested a very eye-opening move on how to combat the climate issue in an interview with the MIT Technology Review on Monday this week.

Many agreed with Gates' proposal...


But many feel his ideas are ridiculous and, quite frankly, irrelevant.


Gates has suggested that all major wealthy countries should give up eating beef and switch to alternatives.


"I don't think the poorest eighty countries will be eating synthetic meat. I do think all rich countries should move to 100 percent synthetic beef," he said.

Of course, synthetic beef doesn't at all sound appealing right now...


But Gates insisted that "you can get used to the taste difference, and the claim is they're going to make it taste even better over time."

He went on:

"Eventually, that green premium is modest enough that you can sort of change the people or use regulation to totally shift the demand."

​Gates touted plant-based meat alternatives such as Impossible Meats and Beyond Meat, saying they "have a road map, a quality road map, and a cost road map, that makes them totally competitive."

"So for meat in the middle-income-and-above countries, I do think it's possible. But it's one of those ones where, wow, you have to track it every year and see, and the politics [are challenging]."

Right now, plant-based synthetic meat only accounts for less than 1 percent of the market...


So for all of you meat-lovers out there, not to worry! Beef won't be leaving our shelves just yet.

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