and it doesn't have to be. greed and profit again at the expense of just about everyone on the planet.
“When a market is dominated by a handful of large multinational companies, the research agenda gets biased toward proprietary products,” said Hope Shand, ETC’s research director. “Monopoly control of plant genes is a bad idea under any circumstance. During a global food crisis, it is unacceptable and has to be challenged.”
the good news though- the global climate change naysayers look really stupid when the governments of the world-- and the big corporates tacitly acknowledge its existence.