Precautionary Principle pretends to be blameless. It’s not and it needs scrutiny.
Why I don’t Publish in Peer-Reviewed Journals
When activists like USRTK’s Gary Ruskin pay for academic cred, you know the peer-review process is broken.
The Neonics Precaution Fail: How Farmers are Suffering from EU Regulatory Negligence
The EU precautionary ban on neonics has decimated this year’s crop.
The Arrogance of Ignorance: Why the Activist Manifesto is Manifestly Wrong
A group of activists show why they are not qualified.
I show why they are wrong.
Requiem for Neonicotinoids: A Failure in European Leadership
The EU neonic ban was not about the bees, not about the science and not about sustainable farming.
So what was it about?
Neonicotinoids: EFSA’s coded plea for help
When Juncker forces a bad tool on his scientists, don’t be surprised if they cry out for help.
Evolutions in Trust, Part 2: Blockchain (Citizen) Science
Activists are pushing their version of citizen science on regulators as an alternative to proper academic research.
They killed the cats! Precaution, superstition and eco-zealots
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.
Glypho-nicotinoids and “Junck-Science”: Who is Really Responsible for EU Food Safety Regulations?
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.
My secret exchange on neonics with the European Commission
When an FOIA request was made for my email exchange with the EU on neonics, I thought I should share them in a blog. Enjoy!
The Neonicotinoid Bee Guidance Document: How EFSA was deceived by activist scientists
EFSA was deceived by activist scientists who hid their conflicts of interest to get onto the bee WG and shape regulatory guidance.
BeeGate Revisited (Pt 4). EFSA’s Neonicotinoid Scandal: Illogical, Illegitimate, Illegal
EFSA moved the goalposts to ban neonics. They seemed to have scored an own goal!