After going through the appearance of hand-wringing, I wouldn’t expect much of a problem if scientists said they really wanted to proceed.
Darwin-inspired eugenics and racial pseudoscience are like some sort of insidious, and hideous, household pest.
Environmentalism isn’t about conservation or protecting endangered species anymore.
The archvillain’s motivations are crystal clear, and very familiar if you know about the views on human population associated with Paul Ehrlich or, even more so, Eric Pianka.
This was about raw power. If Alfie had escaped the diktat, there would soon be others demanding their freedom too.