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Bjørn Lomborg shows how environmental activist groups like Greenpeace have held up trials on Golden Rice for twelve years for no good reason, arguing they should be held in part responsible for the loss of around eight million lives in that time from vitamin A deficiency. The Risk-Monger has a problem with a basic premise underlying Lomborg’s conclusion: that to blame NGO activists, you would have to assume that these campaigners are in some way responsible for their actions.

Posted by David Zaruk

The European Commission is proposing to ban certain pesticides under the precautionary principle without adequate consideration of available science or concern for the potential catastrophic consequences of their actions. Why would they do such a thing?

Posted by David Zaruk

The Risk-Monger tries to show how wind turbines are profane and vulgar, encouraging ecological exploitation in much the same way as a prostitute on a street corner affects our assessment of worth. Warning: Reading this blog might influence how you look at wind turbines in future.

Posted by David Zaruk