Thursday, 5 September 2013

Population Growth Increases Climate Fear

San Francisco Chronicle

"The combination of climate change and 9 billion people to me is one that is just fraught with potential catastrophes," said…Full story here.

Golden Rice: No Silver Bullet

Organic Consumers Association

The biotech industry is trying to revive Golden Rice in the consciousness of the public, even though it still remains a largely theoretical product. In the absense of any real news on a crop that hasn't gained traction in more than a decade, the move looks more like an act of desperation than a legitimate defence of biotechnology. Details here.