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Denkenberger comments on How you can save expected lives for $0.20-$400 each and reduce X risk - Effective Altruism Forum

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Comment author: Denkenberger 30 December 2017 01:07:02AM 0 points [-]

Thanks! Yes, it is possible we will find new food sources. Some that I have not yet been able to analyze include bacteria that eat plastic, bacteria that run on electricity, and direct chemical synthesis of food. We are actively pursuing non-EA grants and foundations. Generally we would not be recommending changing the way things are done today very much, because that can get into the billions of dollars of cost. So I doubt we would negatively impact animal welfare if the catastrophe did not occur.