Rebloging for the Quote of the Week: “If the naysayers do manage to stop agricultural biotechnology, they might actually precipitate the famines and the crisis of global biodiversity they have been predicting for nearly 40 years.” Norman Borlaug, the father of the Green Revolution.
Note: This is not a new quote. Several years have passed, and agricultural biotechnology is proving itself. Proving it is safe and effective. Our lives our better because of GM and other recent technological advances in agrisciences. Millions of people have been saved by it. It is a good thing.

Watts Up With That?

The Week That Was: 2014-12-06 (December 6, 2014) Brought to You by SEPP ( The Science and Environmental Policy Project


By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP)

The Game in Lima: The annual December meeting of the UN Conference of Parties (now COP-20) to the 1992 UN Framework Convention on Climate Change has opened in Lima, Peru. This is the last major conference, but not the only one, before the 2015 Conference of Parties in Paris next December. The purpose of the Lima conference it to lay the groundwork for a legally binding agreement at the Paris Conference. The intended purpose of a new agreement is to replace the Kyoto Protocol, which failed and has expired. Based on one’s belief of whether or not human carbon dioxide emissions endanger humanity by causing drastic global warming/climate change, these conferences can be described…

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