i like your sarcasm adam.
Plenty more where that came from.
neonics are the current change in strategy
Neonics are not a change in strategy, they're a tactical change at most. It's a refining or adjustment of something we've been doing for a long time, but it's not substantially different. "poison A no longer seems to work, let's try poison b"
A strategic move would be to try and get less food spoiled by fungus after it leaves the field, currently about 50% is lost before it's consumed. Changing this would be strategic. Population reduction would be strategic. Moving away from meat would be strategic. International deep water fishing treaties would be strategic. Ameliorating wealth disparity or educating girls. That's strategic.
Well, that's all just too hard, isn't it? Just, you know, too complicated and hard. Nobody is going to want to do that! So, the choice is we do it on our own terms or those terms will be forced on us. My guess? The latter, but don't worry too much. It's mostly your kids and grand kids that will deal with the mass migrations, the resource wars and the flooded coastal cities where, increasingly, everyone lives.
We, the beekeepers, we'll be remembered as those who saw the effects first, and protested mildly.