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January 7th, 2010
Beddington GM comments provoke anger
Speaking at the Oxford Farming Conference, Professor John Beddington said ‘a new and greener revolution' was required to feed an extra 3 billion people by 2040, while also coping with climate change and dwindling energy and water resources.
"Techniques and technologies from many disciplines, ranging from biotechnology and engineering to newer fields such as nanotechnology, will be needed," he said.
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