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The livestock industry is responsible for nearly 15% of global manmade greenhouse gas emissions. Less well understood is how vulnerable the industry itself is to climate change — and what that means for investors in meat and dairy companies like JBS and Tyson. Today we look at new research that says heat waves, droughts, and policies like carbon pricing will cost the livestock industry tens of billions of dollars, and argues these companies aren’t doing enough to puncture a looming meat bubble.
Also today, new data on the cheapest forms of electricity, and BP tips its hand on a tactic for staying profitable as fossil fuel demand declines.
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