For Bee Alarmists, Groundhog Day Comes in June

For Bee Alarmists, Groundhog Day Comes in June

WILL ACTIVISTS FINALLY ADMIT THEIR SINS AND BREAK OUT OF THEIR PESTICIDE-BLAMING TIME LOOP? by Paul Driessen, ©2019 (Jun. 29, 2019) — Did you think Goundhog Day only comes in February? For anti-insecticide zealots and others in the environmentalist movement who’ve been preoccupied for years with bees and “colony collapse disorder,” it actually comes every […]

A Double Ban Gets a Double Reversal

A Double Ban Gets a Double Reversal

INTERIOR DEPARTMENT REVERSES ACTIVIST-INITIATED OBAMA-ERA BAN ON FARMING ACTIVITIES IN REFUGES by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Aug. 20, 2018) — I don’t pull my punches over destructive, inhumane or just plain lunatic policies demanded by extreme environmentalists. I criticize them, as well as friends and “good guys,” when I think they got it wrong on energy […]

Environmentalist Scare Stories – Never Mind!

Environmentalist Scare Stories – Never Mind!

SOLID EVIDENCE SHOWS THERE IS NO “BEE-POCALYPSE,” BUT ALARMISTS ALLEGE NEW PESTICIDE THREATS by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Jul. 29, 2018) — “Baby boomers” will remember Gilder Radner’s Saturday Night Live character from the ‘70s – Emily Litella, who would launch into hilarious rants against perceived problems, only to discover that she had completely misconstrued what […]

The Crisis of Integrity-Deficient Science

The Crisis of Integrity-Deficient Science

FALSIFYING OR IGNORING DATA THAT DON’T SUPPORT CONCLUSIONS OR AGENDAS IS WORSE THAN JUNK SCIENCE by Paul Driessen, ©2017 (Jul. 8, 2017) — 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 […]

Don’t Bee-lieve the Latest Bee-pocalypse Scare

Don’t Bee-lieve the Latest Bee-pocalypse Scare

NOW WILD BEE JUNK SCIENCE AND SCARE STORIES DRIVE DEMANDS FOR ANTI-PESTICIDE REGULATIONS by Paul Driessen, ©2016 (Aug. 27, 2016) — As stubborn facts ruin their narrative that neonicotinoid pesticides are causing a honeybee-pocalypse, environmental pressure groups are shifting to new scares to justify their demands for “neonic” bans. Honeybee populations and colony numbers in […]

What Happened on Oahu Didn’t Stay on Oahu

What Happened on Oahu Didn’t Stay on Oahu

SCIENTIFIC DETECTIVE WORK STOPPED CHOLERA – NOW IT NEEDS TO SEPARATE MYTHS, MITES AND NEONICS by Paul Driessen, ©2016 (Mar. 27, 2016) — If modern activist groups held sway in the mid-nineteenth century, countless multitudes would have died from typhoid fever and cholera. The “miasma” paradigm held that the diseases were caused by foul air arising […]

Bee Facts Changed – Green Agendas Did Not

Bee Facts Changed – Green Agendas Did Not

ACTIVISTS AND WHITE HOUSE APPEAR READY TO PRESENT NEW JUSTIFICATIONS FOR UNJUSTIFIED POLICIES by Paul Driessen, ©2015 (May 16, 2015) — The White House finally appears ready to announce conclusions and policy recommendations from the Pollinator Task Force it appointed a year ago. Environmentalist groups eagerly await the decision. After clamoring and campaigning for years […]

Still More Politicized Pseudo-Science?

Still More Politicized Pseudo-Science?

THE NEONICS AND HONEYBEES SAGA TAKES INTERESTING, POTENTIALLY FRAUDULENT TURN by Paul Driessen, ©2014 (Dec. 14, 2014) — Widening efforts to blame neonicotinoid pesticides for honeybee “colony collapse disorder” and other “beepocalypse” problems have taken a fascinating turn. Insisting that scientific evidence shows a clear link between neonics and honeybee population declines, EU anti-insecticide campaigners […]

To Bee or Not to Bee

To Bee or Not to Bee

REPORTS OF HONEYBEES RAPIDLY DISAPPEARING ARE GREATLY EXAGGERATED by Paul Driessen, ©2013 (Sep.9, 2013) — Activist groups continue to promote scary stories that honeybees are rapidly disappearing, dying off at “mysteriously high rates,” potentially affecting one-third of our food crops and causing global food shortages. Time magazine says readers need to contemplate “a world without bees,” […]