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!
During Pesticide Action Week, I think most of us are tired of their lies and feel-good bullshit!
Commissioner Andriukaitis left it to the JRC to assess the neonic ban. Conclusion: the 2013 ban was a failure. Time to retract!
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!
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!
Activist scientists had a strategy document on how they could manipulate the process to ban neonics. I found it.
My Top 10 Stupidest Moments of 2016. How I wish 2017 would be reasonable.
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.