Climate Chaos: Boycott Genetically Engineered and Factory-Farmed Foods
By Will Allen and Ronnie Cummins. Published in the Organic Consumers Association News.
This past summer, the media broadcast cries of alarm from farmers suffering through the worst drought in decades. Large swaths of genetically engineered and chemical-intensive crops literally burned in the fields. And what didn’t burn, was ravaged by disease and superweeds. What the mass media and most non-organic farmers and ranchers have yet to acknowledge is that at the root of the accelerating global warming that has disrupted the climate and the farm economy, with alternating periods of extreme drought and flooding, are the misguided and self-destructive practices of modern agriculture itself. Read more →