Mark Lynas on the complexity of disagreeing on GMOs

Mark Lynas on the complexity of disagreeing on GMOs

Mark Lynas is a British environmentalist and writer famous for having changed his views about GMOs very publicly in a 2013 speech. Lynas recently published a book, Seeds of Science (which I reviewed for Massive) about how and why he changed his mind. After reading the book, I talked to Lynas about his journey, his views on the differences between activism and science, the limits of genetic modification, and about how scientists can respond to ant-GM activists. Here’s our conversation, condensed and edited for clarity.

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