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.
Activists who demand that others be transparent are often not open themselves. They are transparocrites.
It’s time for the EU to commission a study on the use of the policy tools of ALARA and precaution.
Europe’s failure to renew a safe, beneficial herbicide is a clarion call to reassess the illegitimate, hazard-based precautionary principle.
What is wrong with the precautionary principle? What is right about it?
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?
How did we ever get to the madness of a hazard-based precautionary policy approach? Through those relentless possibilists.
Policy-makers today need to choose between the risk-based or hazard-based route to policy management.
Isogluphosphate is not dangerous. Banning it will devastate EU snack production.
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.
American NGOs have discovered that Brussels is the ideal place to launch a US lobby campaign. Hippie Go Home!