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Allan Maynard is an environmental scientist with over 45 years of experience. This site is devoted to providing information about environmental matters of concern to all, and to communicating science knowledge directed towards evidence-based decision making.

COVID 19 – MYTHS LIES AND PROFOUND BULLSHIT

COVID 19 – MYTHS, LIES AND PROFOUND BULLSHIT Allan Maynard, May 18, 2020 The CoVid 19 pandemic presents one of the clearest examples in modern history regarding the critical need for evidence based decision-making. Unfortunately, the presentation of scientific evidence has often been undermined by deadly denial (see paper – on this web site –Continue reading “COVID 19 – MYTHS LIES AND PROFOUND BULLSHIT”

TODAY IS EARTH DAY

TODAY IS EARTH DAY – IN THE MIDST OF A GLOBAL PANDEMIC.  By Allan Maynard, April 22nd, 2020 _________________________________________________ Today is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. By many measures our planet’s environment is having one of its best earth days in decades. The tragic pandemic that is causing so much human misery is also giving Planet Earth aContinue reading “TODAY IS EARTH DAY”

DENIAL DELAY DEADLY

Allan Maynard, MSc. April 17, 2020 It is impossible to escape the daily barrage of news about the CoVid Pandemic unless we were to add an additional dimension to our isolation by turning off all screens and cancelling all publications. In following the news outlets we are seeing examples of informed, decisive leadership. We areContinue reading “DENIAL DELAY DEADLY”

COMMUNICATING THE ISSUE OF CLIMATE CHANGE

By: Allan Maynard, MSc.                           March 2020 The scientific consensus that the burning of fossil fuels is the main cause of global warming over the past many decade is likely close to 100 percent now. Remaining doubts seem to be mostly cleared. Despite this far-reaching consensus there is a definite disconnect of acceptance by many within theContinue reading “COMMUNICATING THE ISSUE OF CLIMATE CHANGE”

WHEN SCIENCE BECOMES INCONVENIENT

By Allan Maynard, MSc.                                   December 2019 In April of 2019, scientists accomplished what was previously thought to be impossible, capturing an image of a black hole’s silhouette – a black hole that was thousands of light years from planet Earth. It was a stunning discovery that most people could not even comprehend. Yet it wasContinue reading “WHEN SCIENCE BECOMES INCONVENIENT”


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