Terms like toxic-free, safe and zero-pollution are emotional dreams which, like unicorns, don’t exist.
European precautionistas couldn’t control COVID-19 while East Asian risk managers did
The EU wants to take a hazard-based precautionary approach to all chemicals (unless we speak up).
Precaution is not a risk management tool. Why it failed to manage COVID-19.
Our grandparents worked hard to deliver successful agriculture. What will we leave our children?
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.
Europe’s failure to renew a safe, beneficial herbicide is a clarion call to reassess the illegitimate, hazard-based precautionary principle.
How to rebuild IARC after Chris Wild’s sudden departure.
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.
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.
Expediency: the “art of making something go away” has become the main political virtue in Brussels. This has allowed contrapreneurs to win on issues.