Europe’s failure to renew a safe, beneficial herbicide is a clarion call to reassess the illegitimate, hazard-based precautionary principle.
How to rebuild IARC after Chris Wild’s sudden departure.
In 17th century London, precaution led to the Great Plague. Today, a new religion of zealots are still using the same techniques similarly unaware of the consequences.
How could a band of 50 activists manage to handcuff EU policy, destroy trust in science and affect the lives of 12 million EU farmers?
Portier was paid $160K to attack glyphosate by lawyers suing Monsanto.
As anti-Monsanto carpetbagger Carey Gillam makes her 2nd paid trip to Brussels to lobby against glyphosate, we need to ask a few questions.
How I discovered the activists and Greens needed me to be their face of evil. Why I decided to stand with Monsanto.
How did we ever get to the madness of a hazard-based precautionary policy approach? Through those relentless possibilists.
When the activist bully bullshit hits the fan, how should we react? Three case studies.
See the French translation As many of us prepare to escape the summer heat by taking a holiday at the beach or at higher altitudes, spare a thought for the farmers working through the summer in full sun and against the elements. Before you toss that steak on the BBQ, spread those perfect strawberries on…
Junck-science: the art of creating scientific disagreement so that undesired evidence and facts can be ignored and kept out of the policy process for as long as possible.
Roland Solecki, the head of pesticide safety at the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), gave the Süddeutsche Zeitung an honest interview on glyphosate.