Naomi Klein Presents Monsanto Angry Mermaid Award (Video)

Yesterday at COP15, Naomi Klein presented the 2009 Angry Mermaid Award for the worst corporate lobbying group to Monsanto. While the award singles out Monsanto, Klein describes the larger problem posed by corporate lobbying. "There are many sessions about how poor countries should adapt to climate change," she says of COP15, but there is little discussion of how to help these nations.

Drawing a comparison to the slow distribution of AIDS drugs to poor countries, Klein continues with a call for intellectual property reform so that the developing world can get affordable access to new green technologies.

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