Scientist thrashes Rachel Carlson for her genocide

Physician, vaccine maker and advocate Dr. Paul Offit penned a necessary but confusing drubbing of the Mother Goddess of the environmentalist movement, Rachel Carson. His criticism is uneven, though. Despite referring to her as a hero he goes on to point out because of what she said about DDT in her book Silent Spring, he…

ManBearPig, Climategate and Watermelons: A conversation with author James Delingpole

James Delingpole is a bestselling British author and blogger who helped expose the Climategate scandal back in 2009. Reason.tv caught up with Delingpole in Los Angeles recently to learn more about his entertaining and provocative new book Watermelons: The Green Movement’s True Colors. At its very roots, argues Delingpole, climate change is an ideological battle,…

UN WHO: DDT linked to cancer …. maybe

A recent Reuters story reveals that the United Nations’ World Health Organization research arm International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has concluded that DDY probably causes cancer with evidence linking the insecticide to non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), testicular cancer and liver cancer. While reviewing a variety of agricultural chemicals it classified DDT as probably carcinogenic…