“The Blacklist” Episode Involves Crazed Eco-Terrorist

NBC’s action television action show The Blacklist recently broadcast an episode in which the villain is a crazed anti-pesticide terrorist who uses genetically modified insects to kill his victims. The show stars James Spader whose character Raymond “Red” Reddington was an international criminal who turned himself in to the FBI. “Red” enjoys a somewhat limited…

Glyphos’gate’ and the IARC

Environmentalists have been working overtime trying to convince the public that pesticides, like Roundup, are bad for you. They seek to get pesticides outlawed despite clear evidence that pesticides contribute to disease outbreaks and help farmers fend off insects that ruin crop yields which helps the human food supply. In reality and as the below…

Is Buying Organic Food Good for You and the Environment?

Earlier this month, a physician and molecular biologist named Henry Miller had an op-ed published in The Wall Street Journal pointing out the dubious claims and questionable science behind organic foods. Shortly after Dr. Miller’s commentary appeared, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb expressed concern about information on organic food labels and the need to have more…

Environmentalist scare stories – Never mind! — WUWT?

Foreword: Environmental activists always claim they merely want better public policies, to save the Earth and its endangered species. Far too often, their real goal is acquiring more money and power – by misdiagnosing and misrepresenting, exaggerating and fabricating, ecological crises. It’s the road to the hell of badpublic policy. And it’s not always paved… via…