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The Netherlands puts an end to Bill Gates's crazy idea of making meat from plants

Farmers put Gates's dream of plant-based meat to rest.

Since the EU came up with the Green deal, Dutch farmers have been walking around with a chip on their shoulder. The EU has promised to make the Green Deal's main goal of making the EU the first climate-neutral continent by 2050 a reality. But this deal is now putting the farmers' needs at odds with each other.

In a recent event, about 40,000 farmers drove their tractors into the central Netherlands region with signs and flags to protest the government's new plan to cut harmful pollution emissions.

Dutch Farmers Protest

The coalition in power wants to cut pollution, mostly nitrogen oxide and ammonia, by 50 percent across the country by 2030. Ministers say the plan is a "unavoidable transition" that will improve the quality of the air, land, and water.

This plan will probably force farmers to get rid of some of their animals and stop working. With more than 100 million cows, chickens, and pigs, the Netherlands has one of the biggest livestock industries in Europe. It is also the largest exporter of meat in the EU.

And the government is completely set on shutting down all livestock farming to follow the EU's green policy more closely.

Bill Gates: the new ‘climate messiah’ in town

Even Bill Gates, one of the richest people in the United States, hasn't changed his mind about the issue. He thinks that rich countries should switch to "100% synthetic beef." This would help fight climate change because people would only eat plant-based products instead of beef.

When asked how countries can help reduce methane emissions from food production, Gates said, "I do think all rich countries should switch to all synthetic beef." "You can get used to the different taste, and they say that over time they will make it taste even better."

The philanthropist is very smart and is busy promoting his own companies that are based on plants. He thinks that some countries would be better off if they switched to getting their protein from plants. He also helps "Impossible," "Beyond," and a few other companies reach their goals.

The Gates-funded Picnic building was burned down in the middle of the night not too long ago. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation gave the company a huge amount of money, 600 million euros, just last year. Since Bill is thought to be the one who pushed for more climate laws, a large group of protesters burned down his original supermarket. The policy that Rutte's government put in place about nitrogen that hurts people's careers was criticized by the activists in Holland. The Netherlands strikes a blow against the climate messiah's crazy plan, which was only meant to serve his own needs.

Government officials and philanthropists call the plan a "unavoidable transition" that will improve the quality of the air, land, and water, but the people of the Netherlands don't want to follow suit. The Netherlands has the largest livestock industry in Europe, so if it goes along with the government's plan, it will be a big problem for the country. It would be like turkeys voting for Christmas to come early. The "climate messiah" is only putting the Netherlands, and especially the farmers, in a crisis for his own benefit. Bill Gates' crazy idea will hurt farmers a lot, and the fact that the Bill Gates-backed Picnic facility burned down is not a coincidence.


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