Climate One 06-30-2018

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Rounding up the Facts on GMOs

Guest: Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, Senior Scientist, Director Grassroots Science Program, Pesticide Action Network; Scott Kennedy, Filmmaker, “Food Evolution”; John Purcell, VP and Global R&D Lead, Monsanto Company; Austin Wilson, Environmental Health Program Manager, As You Sow

GMOs – are they the answer to our planet’s food shortage? Or are they jeopardizing our health, crops and climate by creating a destructive cycle of Roundup resistance? Like many issues these days, it depends on who you believe. Supporters of genetically modified organisms say that altering the DNA of corn and other crops is an innovation that will help feed the world. Opponents maintain that modified crops are dangerous to our health, environment and economy.  A lively conversation about the science and facts behind growing and eating GMO’s.

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