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Where is the Greens’ statement on ACT CSIRO GM wheat?

Posted By I-filed On 26 June 2011 @ 1:13 pm In Environment,Health,Innovation,News,Politics | 9 Comments

CSIRO announced days ago that they are growing GM wheat in the ACT, and that they will judge whether it’s fit for human trials in less than two years, e.g. nowhere near enough time to gauge health ill-effects.

Once upon a time this sort of issue was core Green.

At federal level you rarely hear anything from the Greens about green issues – and I assume that’s because they have an eye on mainstream opinion polling.

Is it inevitable that Greens once in power will focus on keeping themselves in their seats, and stick to commentary on topics where one of the main parties is perceived as responsible?

Why aren’t we hearing outrage from our ACT “Greens” reps? Shades of “No Self Government” turncoats keeping their seats at all costs all those years ago …


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