Oxford Professors: 'We Must Tax Meat by 40% to Save the Planet from Climate Change' | The Daily Sheeple:
"There’s a brand new way to save the planet, and a group of professors from Oxford University wants to force the issue by assessing enormous taxes on foods said to have higher “climate impact.”
To make a long story short, they want to force everyone that doesn’t have a high income to become vegan by taxing the living daylights out of animal products.
If you think your grocery bill is out of control now, just you wait if these scientists get their way.
By taxing items like beef by 40%, dairy products and poultry by 20%, and certain vegetable oils, the planet will be saved.
That means a pound of ground beef that now costs $6 would cost $8.40.
A gallon of organic milk would also go up by $2-3, depending what you pay now.
The financial impact would be massive.
Average humans won’t be able to afford to eat much besides beans and rice.
In a study dated November 7th, 2016, the Oxford Martin School, part of Oxford University, suggested a system of taxation to discourage people from buying and eating certain foods..."