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Climate Change Action Plan

International Group 1 - Collective Responsibility for the development of GMOs

Introduction

The international realm has a responsibility to the global assessment of environmental climate change. Because we are all actors using the finite amount of resources on this earth, we have a collective duty to respond to both local and global issues of importance.

Action Plan

Framing within a hybrid plan of determining intially who (private and/or public actors) will develop GMOs (in particular food crops) and who will provide the resources of that development.

The principle of a partnership between state actors (nations) and private companies to provide a framework for GMO development. (Addressing the idea that currently Monsanto is an multinational corporation with legal personhood as a corporation)


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Implications

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Political

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Economic

(reduction of pesticide use and crop failure impacts) (assigning of responsibiity to develop/use depending on the ability to provide the resources behind it - 'aid'?)

Social

- Convincing of public opinion on the overall benefits of GMO development despite the currently limited research (scare tactics? science frame? humanistic frame?)

Remaining Challenges

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