Activists are pushing their version of citizen science on regulators as an alternative to proper academic research.
The 2017 Risk-Monger “Lump of Coal” Awards
How to rebuild IARC after Chris Wild’s sudden departure.
Portier was paid $160K to attack glyphosate by lawyers suing Monsanto.
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.
In 2014 the European Commission banned 3 neonics. Its decision was based on activist science gaming EFSA and bias within DG Sanco (Santé). Nobody cared.
My Top 10 Stupidest Moments of 2016. How I wish 2017 would be reasonable.
Imagine the EU funding NGOs to attack EU strategy; imagine NGOs under-reporting revenue and then giving public funds to other NGOs. Imagine there is no scrutiny of any of this.
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.
We cannot support something or someone we don’t trust. As Hillary is finding out, trust is essential.
IARC says they are transparent – they are not! They say their scientists have no conflicts of interest – they do! They say their scientific methodology is the strongest – no one else agrees. This is hypocrisy!