Calabrese: How the EPA adopted the LNT

“This historical evaluation suggests that the EPA did not want to have its hands tied or its scientific image affected by statements from the 1960 BEAR Genetics and Medicine Panels that there was too much uncertainty to estimate cancer risk in the low dose zone. Their comments were simply ignored and swept under the regulatory rug.”

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ExxonMobil produces 3.8 million barrels of climate disinformation a day

ExxonMobil is a great and historic company. More importantly, it sells a great product. There is no question about that.

But ExxonMobil’s management? Well… that’s a different story.

Since 2006, when Rex Tillerson became CEO, ExxonMobil has been supporting if not promoting climate alarmism. Tillerson hoped to score political correctness points and to gain competitive advantage via regulation, which favors big companies over small ones. Climate could also be used to advantage against the coal industry.

Current CEO Darren Woods, who took over from Tillerson in 2017, has not backed off promoting climate alarmism, despite the election of climate skeptic President Trump and his policies to unleash the American energy sector.

The question to be addressed here is: Does ExxonMobil CEO Darren Woods’ promotion of climate alarmism break the law?

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AAAS fundraises off measles tragedy while overlooking its own role in science fraud

Contrary to the appeal of American Association for the Advancement of Science President Rush Holt, I’m not looking to the AAAS to combat science fraud as it overlooks its own role in it.

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