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Boosting GM

 

Letter published in the Times, 12 March 2012

Entrenched attitudes make Europe out of step with its competitors, who take advantage of more efficient farming methods

Energy security

Energy security is vital both to maintain the way of life in industrialised societies and to improve the lives of people in developing countries. But our use of fossil fuels is blamed for climate change. What are the real issues and solutions?

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The Debate

Much of the current debate revolves around the way in which land is cultivated and the willingness or otherwise to embrace new technology. In particular, there is a spectrum of opinion from those who believe intensive, high yield farming is a necessity to those who espouse low input, more extensive "organic" agriculture.

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