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UN agency to Congress: Drop dead

IARC takes US money, manipulates studies, colludes with activists – and snubs Congress Paul Driessen The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in France has received over $48 million from America’s National Institutes of Health (NIH), to determine whether various chemicals cause cancer in humans. Of more than 900 chemicals it has reviewed, only one [...]

November 29, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Sharing our blessings

This Thanksgiving we should give thanks for fossil fuels – and promote them for rest of world Paul Driessen This Thanksgiving weekend is a good time to express our gratitude for the jobs, living standards and life spans we enjoy today – largely because of abundant, reliable, affordable energy, 83% of it still because of fossil [...]

November 25, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Find the cure – ignore the symptoms

Historical breakthrough changes occur when innovators seek cures for societal problems James E. Smith and Michelle Jamshidi We have become a society steeped in the habit of identifying the symptoms of a problem and then committing our personal and fiscal resources to managing those symptoms. Only rarely do we take the time to recognize and [...]

November 11, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Agitators, regulators and predators on the prowl

They’re going for a knockout and jackpot on a farm chemical, a corporation – and science Paul Driessen Legal and scientific ethics seem to have become irrelevant, as anti-chemical agitators, regulators, and trial lawyers team up on numerous lawsuits against Monsanto. They’re seeking tens of billions of dollars in jackpot justice, by claiming a chemical in [...]

October 28, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Will questioning climate change become illegal in Canada?

Ecojustice wants government “cops” to investigate, punish and silence dissent Tom Harris “BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU.” This slogan appeared on posters of the Party leader in the dystopian society of George Orwell’s novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. It was a constant reminder of omnipresent government surveillance for “thoughtcrime” – independent thinking. In Orwell’s book, Ministry of Truth ‘history re-writer’ Winston Smith [...]

October 16, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Callous CALAS activists against the poor

Anti-mining groups “protect” local tribe against phony risks by trampling on Guatemalan workers Paul Driessen Not long ago, supposed “environmental justice” concerns at least involved risks to mine workers and their families. The risks may have been inflated, or ignored for decades, but they were a major focus. In one case, a state-run mine and smelter had fouled [...]

August 27, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Enemies of humanity

Mosquitoes and uncaring environmental activists perpetuate poverty, disease and death Steven Lyazi                                         After being infected again with malaria last July, I spent almost a month in a Kampala hospital. Paying for my treatment was extremely difficult, as it is for most Ugandan and African families. I was lucky I could scrape the money together. Many [...]

July 30, 2017  /  No Comments ››

The crisis of integrity-deficient science

Falsifying or ignoring data that don’t support conclusions or agendas is worse than junk science Paul Driessen The epidemic of agenda-driven science by press release and falsification has reached crisis proportions. In just the past week: Duke University admitted that its researchers had falsified or fabricated data that were used to get $113 million in EPA grants – [...]

July 10, 2017  /  No Comments ››

EPA’s suspect science

Its practices have defiled scientific integrity, but proposed corrections bring shock and defiance John Rafuse President Trump’s budget guidance sought to cut $1.6 billion from the Environmental Protection Agency’s $8.1 billion expectation. Shrieks of looming Armageddon prompted Congress to fund EPA in full until September 2017, when the battle will be joined again. Then EPA [...]

June 21, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Science, engineering and leadership

Creating balance and stability in a chaotic political and economic environment James E. Smith and Alex Hatch Many successful domestic and global companies and enterprises were started and driven by the visionary, problem-solving and leadership capabilities of technically trained founders and/or principals. Historically, those skills and entrepreneurial instincts came from advanced training and education, apprenticeship [...]

June 12, 2017  /  No Comments ››