The Economics of Meat Production


Climate One

Published on Mar 24, 2014

The U.S. animal agriculture industry sees roughly $38 billion in government subsidies per year. “That number is probably an order of magnitude higher than the number of the people typically think about when they think about animal food production subsidies,” says David Robinson Simon, author of Meatonomics.

Speakers:
David Robinson Simon, Author, Meatonomics: How the Rigged Economics of Meat and Dairy Make You Consume Too Much — and How to Eat Better, Live Longer, and Spend Smarter
Tim Koopman, President, California Cattlemen’s Association

This program was recorded before a live audience on February 24, 2014.

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