Allergenfrei Nüsse und glutenfreier Weizen

Am 25. Juli registrierte die Europäische Kommission die Bürgerinitiative “Grow Scientific Progress: Crops Matter!” Zwei Studentinnen wurden als Vertreter genannt: Martina Helmlinger und Lavinia Scudiero. Helmlinger steht kurz vor dem Abschluss ihres Masters in Lebensmittelsicherheit am Institut für Lebensmittelwissenschaften und -technologie der Universität für Bodenkultur in Wien und verfügt über einen Bachelor-Abschluss in Biotechnologie. Scudiero […]

EU elites use more private jets as they tax flying for others

“Climate action” politicians are collapsing under the weight of their own hypocrisy. The European moraliser Think Paris Climate Accord, renewable energy, hybrid cars, Greta Thunberg. All either a product of or very popular in Europe. Environmentalists in the United States are looking up to the courage of European politicians to solve climate change, be it […]

Why electric cars really aren’t that great and petrol cars really aren’t that bad

What rings true intuitively isn’t always backed up by the numbers. Joe Biden, the current front-runner of the Democratic 2020 field, promises the return of electric vehicle (EV) tax credits. The presidential candidate says that “a key barrier to further deployment of these greenhouse-gas reducing vehicles is the lack of charging stations and coordination across all levels […]

Greta Thunberg deserves mockery

At this point, there’s hardly any need to repost the video of Greta Thunberg speaking at a UN press conference earlier this week, so widely has the footage been spread on social media. Fighting back tears and with a trembling voice, the 16-year-old issued an emotional call to fight climate change that has captured people’s […]

Quoted by Daily Nation

I was quoted by the Kenyan media outlet Daily Nation on the issue of agroecology. You can read parts of the article below, or you can read the entire article here.

Europe’s new president shows how the right is giving in to the left

On Tuesday, the European Parliament approved Ursula von der Leyen to be the new president of the European Commission, the EU’s effective executive branch. She will become the first woman to hold the post, and the least popular from the get-go: she netted a majority of only nine votes (383) over of the necessary 374.

Von der Leyen est Juncker… en vert

Ursula von der Leyen, nouvelle présidente de la Commission européenne, élue hier à 9 voix près, annonce un programme antilibéral sous forme d’attaques en règle contre les consommateurs et les classes moyennes.

Wissenschaftliche Rosinenpickerei

„Wir Grüne im Bundestag stehen für eine bäuerlich-ökologische Landwirtschaft“, heißt es auf der Webseite der Grünen Bundestagsfraktion. Man würde sich für gentechnikfreies Essen, eine pestizidarme Landwirtschaft, mehr Ökolandbau und  regionale Vermarktung einsetzen.