The EU precautionary ban on neonics has decimated this year’s crop.
Tag: Endocrine Disruption
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 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 3/10: Eco-fundamentalism: The rise of environmental dogma
Site update reblog from last December into how eco-fundamentalism has grown into a full religion. We often see how environmental zealots use emotion to spread fear.
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.
How to Deal with Stupid: Part 1/10 – Defining Stupid
Stupid is growing today via social media fear campaigns. How can we deal with it? Step 1: Define it
Banalising the Risk Perception of Endocrine Disruption
Two decades of nonsense on endocrine disruption has brought good business to chemophobic NGOs, but a rather pointless fear for the rest of us. The issue needs to be “banalised”.
Risk Aversion and the Curse of Expediency
Expediency: the “art of making something go away” has become the main political virtue in Brussels. This has allowed contrapreneurs to win on issues.
Endocrine corruption: Soy’s dirty little secret
The activists’ endocrine argument against pesticides and plastics ain’t worth a hill of beans, but the hypocrisy is rich!
My Sperm is Fine – The Myth of Endocrine Disruption
What happens if an activist scientist does a study on sperm decline and the facts conflict with the dogma? Simple – you don’t publish the data! But someone else did!