An Environmentalist Finally Embraces Science January 5, 2013Posted by geoff in News.
… and discovers that everything he’d been working for (well, at least relating to genetically modified stuff and “organic” foods) was a lie:
For the record, here and upfront, I apologise for having spent several years ripping up GM crops. I am also sorry that I helped to start the anti-GM movement back in the mid 1990s, and that I thereby assisted in demonising an important technological option which can be used to benefit the environment.
As an environmentalist, and someone who believes that everyone in this world has a right to a healthy and nutritious diet of their choosing, I could not have chosen a more counter-productive path. I now regret it completely.
That’s the introduction, and from there it gets even better, especially when he starts chewing out Greenpeace. So if you can get past your anger that it took this self-righteous tool 15 years of harassing scientists and bio companies to see the light, it’s well worth a read.