Report cover: Outsmarting Nature?

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A photo-montage for the covers of another report from the tireless ETC Group.  This report “Outsmarting Nature?  Synthetic Biology and Climate Smart Agriculture” explores the efforts of several large biotech corporations to develop “Climate smart agriculture”.  Download the full report here.  This report was produced in collaboration with the Heinrich Boell foundation.

“Many of the world’s largest agro-industrial corporations are pushing forward the poorly-defined idea of “Climate-Smart Agriculture”(CSA) to re-market industrial agriculture as ‘climate-ready’. This report uncovers how some advocates of CSA are embracing the extreme genetic engineering tools of synthetic biology (“Syn Bio”) to develop a set of false solutions to the climate crisis.”

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