Author Archives: sandyjfs

Brilliant Solution to California’s Drought

Calling environmental policy wonks on their own strategies, a clever solution is being proposed to solve California’s drought crisis: Continue reading

An Open Letter to the Pope on Climate Change

Writing through Cornwell Alliance, over 90 prominent scientists, academics and religious leaders wrote an open letter to the Pope calling upon him to use “genuine” climate change science and not be lured by “seductive simulations.” Continue reading

Anti-GMO ideology comes to fast food

Chipotle announced that, as of today, its food will be free of genetically modified ingredients. Continue reading

March Madness: new scares from WHO

Since the International Agency for Research on Cancer reclassified the herbicide glyphosate as “probably carcinogenic,” finding credible science in the news is next to impossible. Henry Miller, however, did a great take down for Forbes, putting the science in perspective. He explained how IARC arrived at its conclusions, which contradict those of every other scientific agency and scientific reviews of the evidence, writing: Continue reading

Blame DDT exposure…3 generations ago for your weight

The latest scare claims that exposure to DDT several generations ago is making people fatter today. The explanation sounds all “sciency” and impressive, but junkscience often does. Continue reading

Canadian Health Group Pulls Back Salt Restrictions

Following close behind the UK, Canada’s health organization, Hypertension Canada, has raised its recommended salt limits. They’re inching their way towards the evidence, but still can’t quite bring themselves to abandon popular salt myths. Continue reading

The latest environmental illness: windmill sensitivity

Never underestimate the power of nocebo. Continue reading