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.
American NGOs have discovered that Brussels is the ideal place to launch a US lobby campaign. Hippie Go Home!
In a world where environmental activists can freely lie, cheat and bring others down, shouldn’t we study why we tolerate such unethical behaviour?
During Pesticide Action Week, I think most of us are tired of their lies and feel-good bullshit!
Here is how Commissioner Andriukaitis needs to act following ECHA’s decision that glyphosate is safe!
An exposé into a secret meeting between NGOs and public officials who strategised how to use agri-tech company mergers to promote their pro-organic interests.
Commissioner Andriukaitis left it to the JRC to assess the neonic ban. Conclusion: the 2013 ban was a failure. Time to retract!
EFSA was deceived by activist scientists who hid their conflicts of interest to get onto the bee WG and shape regulatory guidance.
EFSA moved the goalposts to ban neonics. They seemed to have scored an own goal!