We are told today if we are transparent, all is good. Some truly awful people are transparent. Wither personal privacy.
How can three activists in a room create enough noise to affect policy, the media and people’s lives? The people they represent are a tiny fraction of the people they affect. This is wrong!
Industry needs to rethink its lobbying strategy as reasonable people and independent scientists start taking the lead in responding to activist campaigns.
Argumentum ad hominem is the tool you use when there is no science on your side. Is that why activists are using it so much today?
Re-publication of a blog from 2010, ten years after a series of projects were launched to try to bring facts back into policy debates and press coverage. The Risk-Monger hung his head in shame and admitted defeat.
Decisions on jobs and growth are made by people who have never worked; decisions on food made by people who have never farmed. Welcome to Brussels!
This is the first blog on IARC’s glyphosate monograph – a year later, we see how Portier has poisoned the well of cooperation between scientific assessment agencies.
A blog from 2010 on how a transparency group is not very transparent. There are three and half years of comments and shared data from readers who found this hypocrisy fascinating.