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Viewpoint: Here's why activist environmentalists' promotion of a 'binary organic vs conventional/good vs evil dichotomy' is bad for sustainable agriculture

Viewpoint: Here’s why activist environmentalists’ promotion of a ‘binary organic vs conventional/good vs evil dichotomy’ is bad for sustainable agriculture

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Due to successful fear-based marketing campaigns, the demand for organic food in many affluent countries is rising far faster than ...
Viewpoint: ‘The European Green Deal has been captured by chemophobic activists with no understanding of science’. Here’s how the EU can put sustainability ahead of ideology

Viewpoint: ‘The European Green Deal has been captured by chemophobic activists with no understanding of science’. Here’s how the EU can put sustainability ahead of ideology

After seeing rampant chemophobia and fear-mongering influence the REACH process in the mid-2000s, I set up a satirical blog called ...
Viewpoint: Organic farming offers some sustainability benefits, but ‘fear-driven marketing campaigns’ exaggerate advantages and demonize acceptable alternatives

Viewpoint: Organic farming offers some sustainability benefits, but ‘fear-driven marketing campaigns’ exaggerate advantages and demonize acceptable alternatives

Genetic Literacy Project | 
When the “Risk-Monger’s Dirty Dozen” list of pesticides used in organic farming was published, I had broken a taboo. Before ...
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Viewpoint: Despite its ‘social justice pretense’ agroecology promotes poverty in developing countries

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The world is made up of sunshine and butterflies, roses and rainbows. If we can stop Father Profit from raping ...
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Viewpoint: ‘Toxic-free EU’? Why Europe’s naive Green Deal is scientifically illiterate and could cripple innovation for years to come

Genetic Literacy Project | 
July is usually a good month for environmental activism in Europe. Many people are on holiday and nobody feels like ...
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The ‘Church of Nature’ and the sudden collapse of the cult of Extinction Rebellion

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When a cult loses its grip on a person, a form of reawakening takes place. It involves having to return ...
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Viewpoint: How precautionary public health policy turned coronavirus into a ‘global train wreck’

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Worldwide coronavirus response was a failure in risk management ...
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Podcast: How ‘activist science’ behind IARC’s glyphosate assessment fuels unjustified cancer lawsuits

Genetic Literacy Project | 
In 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) published a monograph concluding that glyphosate, the active ingredient in ...
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Viewpoint: ‘Roundup game plan’—How ‘environmental’ activists, IARC’s Chris Portier plotted attacks on Monsanto-Bayer to get glyphosate banned and cripple ag biotechnology

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The failure to retract the monograph despite overwhelming rejections from the scientific community points to a Glyphosate Gameplan at IARC ...
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Viewpoint: Hidden conflicts of interest cripple IARC’s biased glyphosate-cancer evaluation

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IARC has no clear understanding of what a conflict of interest is (or doesn’t care) ...
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Viewpoint: The ‘assault on science’ and human welfare by eco-activists who reject agricultural technology as ‘corporate subterfuge’

Genetic Literacy Project | 
a dangerous anti-science mindset is cementing itself into our problem-based policy approaches ...
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Viewpoint: Farmers’ crops are failing, and Europe’s precautionary assault on neonicotinoid insecticides is to blame

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Farmers will never forget the last five years of incompetence from the European Commission ...
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Predatort Part II: How predatory lawyers, activist scientists hijacked IARC—International Agency for Research on Cancer—for personal profit and ideological vanity

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How the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has forsaken academic integrity and knowingly contributes to the Predatort litigation ...
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Viewpoint: Controversy flares over activist ‘predatort lawyers’ who ‘massaged facts’ in the Monsanto-glyphosate case

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Lawyers often use a certain breed of self-interested scientist to terrify a jury of vulnerable non-specialists ...
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Viewpoint: Developing nations should reject Europe’s fear-based crop biotech rules to grow their economies

European Seed | 
In a recent speaking tour in South-East Asia, I was horrified to learn how many emerging market governments in the ...
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Viewpoint: How to talk to your anti-GMO relatives during the holidays

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We all have them. This brother-in-law or sister-in-law, who is very active on social networks. You accepted his friendly request for family ...
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Viewpoint: Europe has traded crop biotechnology for ‘faith-based’ agroecology

European Seed | 
We are living in a new Dark Age in Europe where innovation and technology are being rejected at an alarming ...
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Viewpoint: EU’s new gene-editing rules show failure of scientific leadership

Genetic Literacy Project | 
On 25 July 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that plants bred via recent mutagenesis techniques would fall ...
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10 tips for better communication about pesticide science, risks

Genetic Literacy Project | 
One of the biggest challenges for any risk communications professional today is to deliver positive messages on pesticides. Like any ...
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In the Battle to Regulate GMOS, Gene Editing and other New Breeding Techniques, Who Has ‘Hazard Blood’ on their Hands?

Genetic Literacy Project | 
David Zaruk, Founder of GreenFacts, Environmental-Health Risk Governance Analyst, Professor at Odisee University College | July 26, 2018 This third ...
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Precautionary Politics: Europe Moves Backward into a Fear-Based ‘Dark Ages’ in Regulating Agriculture and Cancer Risks

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David Zaruk, Founder of GreenFacts, Environmental-Health Risk Governance Analyst, Professor at Odisee University College | July 25, 2018 Highlights: The ...
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Risk, Hazard and the Precautionary Principle: Why Europe Gets Crop Biotechnology and Chemical Regulation So Wrong

Genetic Literacy Project | 
David Zaruk, Founder of GreenFacts, Environmental-Health Risk Governance Analyst, Professor at Odisee University College | July 24, 2018 Highlights: European ...
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Viewpoint: Why organic farming activists oppose New Breeding Techniques (NBTs)

Genetic Literacy Project | 
There was a brief moment in 2015 where organic farming researchers were having an open discussion on adopting certain innovative ...
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Viewpoint: 6 ways IARC Director Christopher Wild lied to Congress about cancer agency’s glyphosate debacle

Genetic Literacy Project | 
While the outgoing head of the embattled agency refused to testify before the US House Science Committee, he did send ...
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Viewpoint: 12 ways organic activists mislead consumers

Genetic Literacy Project | 
Does the organic food industry use deceptive marketing practices to scare wealthy customers away from conventional agriculture and GMOs? The ...
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