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Earlier this month Monsanto bought Climate Corp. (a 6-year-old weather data and insurance company in San Francisco) for close to a billion dollars. 

Read New Yorker Article

SF Gate Article

“If Monsanto controls both the cost of seeds and the cost of insurance, they stand to have a significant impact on the cost of food.” — FROM http://www.triplepundit.com/2013/11/monsantos-climate-corp-predicting-weather-controlling-food-prices/

LA Times

Forbes Article

Video of Climate Corp. owner, David Friedberg, and Monsanto’s Executive VP of Global Strategy, Kerry Preete talking about sale of Climate Corp. to Monsanto. http://techcrunch.com/2013/10/02/monsanto-acquires-weather-big-data-company-climate-corporation-for-930m/

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