Sunday, August 16, 2009

Pro-nuclear power and pro-genetically modified food?

Wow. Stewart Brand seems to be against everything environmental I've read and heard about for years. But he is obviously thoughtful and challenging.
The man who helped usher in the environmental movement in the 1960s and '70s has been rethinking his positions on cities, nuclear power, genetic modification and geo-engineering. This talk at the US State Department is a foretaste of his major new book, sure to provoke widespread debate.
It most definitely will be provocative. Here is his bio.

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