The EEA said precaution would restore trust in research and technology. It did the opposite.
Category: Endocrine Disruption
F2F FFS Pt 2: The EU Pesticide Survey – The Risk-Monger’s Contribution
The Sustainable Use of Pesticides Directive is unworkable.
Europe’s Chemophobic Green Deal
When endocrine activists draft European Parliament resolutions, it gets embarrassing.
Glyphosate: What the Zealots Really Wanted
Glyphosate’s authorisation was renewed today, but let’s not lose sight of the big picture. The zealots want to destroy the EU regulatory process.
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.
The Possibilist Principle: How Brussels Became a Hazard-based Activist Playground
How did we ever get to the madness of a hazard-based precautionary policy approach? Through those relentless possibilists.
The Two Paths to Policy
Policy-makers today need to choose between the risk-based or hazard-based route to policy management.
Green Slime: An Exposé into the Murky Collusion between NGOs and Members of the European Parliament
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.
The Risk-Monger’s Top 10 Worst Moments of 2016: The Year of Stupid!
My Top 10 Stupidest Moments of 2016. How I wish 2017 would be reasonable.
How to Deal with Stupid, Part 4/10: The Activist Playbook: How Stupid Keeps Winning
Stupid can win if it is clever. NGOs have developed an Activist Playbook – a means to take stupid ideas and strategically implement a campaign to successfully affect policy.
An Apology to my Great Grandchildren
After the Precautionary Purge and the ReReasonabilisation, we still leave our great grandchildren with a famished world. Time for an apology.
Getting lost with a bad compass: Precaution and pesticides
Using precaution as an impulse is like using a broken compass: you’ll never actually know how lost you are. Why precaution does not work for pesticides.