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Jon Entine

Teen Anti-GMO Crusader Rachel Parent: Idealist Or Pawn Of Father's Supplement Business?

Jon Entine | Posted 04.04.2016 | Science
Jon Entine

The Rachel Parent backstory -- that she and her family are deeply embedded in the anti-GMO industry -- helps put in perspective her attacks on GMOs and researchers in the field.

Shale Gas Study Showing Minimal Methane Leakage Exposes Rifts in Enviro Movement

Jon Entine | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics
Jon Entine

Indeed, methane is a potent greenhouse gas, so leaks could theoretically wipe out the documented climate benefits with respect to reduced carbon emissions of natural gas, a comparatively clean fossil fuel.

Exposed: Tea Party-Tied "FrackNation" Deploys Tobacco Playbook Responding to "Gasland 2"

Steve Horn | Posted 08.03.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

Big Oil has deployed the "Tobacco Playbook" once again, this time in response to the release of "Gasland 2." It comes in the form of a documentary film titled, "FrackNation."

Silent Spring, BPA and Toxic Health Scares: Let Science Drive Regulation, Not Fear

Jon Entine | Posted 06.03.2012 | Politics
Jon Entine

The term "political science" used to mean public policy studied not just as opinion but based on empirical, documentable evidence. Today it's come to mean something darker--the subversion of science in the hands of ideologues.