Sunday, April 04, 2010
Looming Conflict for Greens
Greens generally don't like genetically modified organisms when they show up as seeds, particularly if a big company like Monsanto owns them. There's the issue of tinkering with nature, which is a no-no, and the issue of monopoly power. But greens face a conflict as GMO's show up in the bioenergy field, as discussed in this extension post.And the graph included shows farmers use of GMO seeds is continuing to increase, belying the idea these seeds are expensive and ineffective.