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Social media buzz about the US NTP study: A pessimists pre-view...

Yesterday, story published by the known-to-be-well-informed Microwave News made social media abuzz. My past experience tells me, however, to put the predictions on hold… because the spin doctors are at work. 303 more words

Mobile Phones And Health

The Surprisingly Sudden Demise of the Anti-GMO Movement

If you had asked me six months ago if GMOs had a future, I would have replied, sadly, “No”. The forces of ignorance and activism pushing their Age of Stupid agenda were dominating the news, winning regulatory and supply chain concessions and influencing how conventional farmers were planning their crop rotations. 1,162 more words

Agriculture

How to win without science: argumentum ad hominem

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The “argumentum ad hominem” is a method to address an argument by attacking one’s adversary’s character. It used to be a fallacy – now it seems to be how anti-industry environmental activists score points when their science, evidence and data is worth very little, or as is often the case, when the activists do not understand the science (but understand the consequences). 1,060 more words

Agriculture

Kommentar: Ist Rot jetzt das neue Grün?

Bundesumweltministerin Barbara Hendricks verblüffte gestern die Öffentlichkeit mit einem Alleingang in Sachen Glyphosat. Sie ließ verlautbaren:

“Vor dem Hintergrund nach wie vor bestehender Unsicherheiten über die gesundheitlichen Risiken von Glyphosat werden die SPD-geführten Ressorts einer Verlängerung für die Zulassung von Glyphosat nicht zustimmen.”

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Glyphosat

Last Roundup For The EU’s Commitment To Public Health And The Environment

by Peter Rossman, for Social Europe

German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble famously remarked that “elections change nothing”. He was talking about debt and public finance. The European Commission now seems intent on confirming Schäuble’s maxim when it comes to ensuring the protection of public health and the environment. 1,136 more words

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#127 - Conflict of Interest in IARC Report - The League of Nerds

https://theleagueofnerdsradio.files.wordpress.com/2016/05/127_audio.mp3

This time the nerds are joined by David Zaruk from The Risk Monger. Both David and James were mentioned in a times article for their stance on the IARC glyphosate monograph. 26 more words

Podcast

List of IARC Group 1 carcinogens - 13

International Agency for Research on Cancer
List of IARC Group 1 carcinogens
Substances, mixtures and exposure circumstances in this list have been classified by the IARC as Group 1: The agent (mixture) is carcinogenic to humans. 794 more words

Carcinogen