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Andrew Bolt endorses Lancet study

Andrew Bolt accepts the results of a study published in The Lancet that used random sampling to estimate deaths and came up with a figure of 200,000 per year, about ten times the number you get from a direct count. Actually, there are two studies that fit my description, one on deaths from malaria in…

Lying about Rachel Carson

As part of its ongoing war on science, Quadrant Online as published a piece by J.F. Beck accusing Rachel Carson of constructing an elaborate tissue of exaggerations and lies. In his piece Beck is only able to come up with two alleged lies by Carson. First, Beck claims that Carson said that DDT was the…

War on Rachel Carson enters 47th year

Ed Darrell comments on the latest attack on Rachel Carson in a war that has being going on since 1962: “Not Evil, Just Wrong” is slated for release sometime on October 18. This is the film that tried to intrude on the Rachel Carson film earlier this year, but managed to to get booked only…