Approximately 800 million people are currently malnourished, and the world’s population is expected to rise by 2 billion by the year 2050. If we use current technologies—or, Heaven forbid, roll back use of modern agricultural practices—we will have to plow down literally millions of acres to relieve the projected hunger expected to come as a result of the growing population. Fortunately, a widespread embrace of biotechnology and genetically modified (GM) crops can help ensure there is enough food for all.
Warning: this is depressing. Aditya Chakrabortty, economics leader writer for The Guardian, the most influential English-language newspaper among lefties in the world, wants to explain how the West caused starvation[…]