How so? Through food security! This may sound boring to you, as it's plants and all, but developing crops that would withstand the changing climate is crucial to ensure the growing population doesn't fall into mass hunger.
With many places in the world heating up, creating crops that are drought resistant could potentially save lives. Having said this many people still oppose the idea of genetically modifying crops.
Do you think genetic modification should be used to alter crops in order to help feed a growing population? Or should we look for other solutions? What's more ethical, farming battery hens or altering the genetic makeup of a plant?