A GREEN RECOVERY – THERE IS NO CHOICE

BY – Allan Maynard – July 24, 2020 The international CoVid-19 crisis demonstrates – in real, fast forward time, stark lessons about the consequences of unsustainable development, the limitations of our economic systems and the critical need for informed, evidence based leadership. We have learned the harsh lesson that our dependence on animal protein has placedContinue reading “A GREEN RECOVERY – THERE IS NO CHOICE”

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”

UPDATE ON TESTING FOR COVID 19

UPDATE ON TESTING FOR COVID-19Allan Maynard – May 8th, 2020 There is a great deal of new information along with political noise about testing for the CoVid 19. For the past 6 weeks, almost all countries have been in various forms of lock-down; in some cases a complete shut down. Understandably there is desire byContinue reading “UPDATE ON TESTING FOR COVID 19”

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”

TESTING FOR THE CORONA VIRUS

TESTING FOR THE COVID 19 VIRUS April 2, 2020 – Allan Maynard, MSc.  This is a topic of great interest to me because my career was in the field of measurement science – in my case measurements for environmental contaminants. Reliable measurements are required for many aspects of our lives from ensuring safety of foods,Continue reading “TESTING FOR THE CORONA VIRUS”

CORONA VIRUS – BASIC FACTS AND UPDATES

THE CORONA VIRUS – BASIC FACTS  By Allan Maynard                March, 2020  Updated – March 29th, 2020.  I have made some updates to my article that was initially posted on March 14, 2020. The new information is in blue font. So much has changed over the past 2 weeks. It is very difficult to keep up. In many casesContinue reading “CORONA VIRUS – BASIC FACTS AND UPDATES”

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”

HUMANS ARE THE MAIN CAUSE OF GLOBAL WARMING

By : Allan Maynard, MSc.    November 26, 2019 At this critical point in humankind’s history, we must not delude ourselves. Carbon emissions from the burning of fossil fuels are warming the planet at an alarming rate. The warming of the planet is in turn affecting our climate in ways that are even more dramatic thanContinue reading “HUMANS ARE THE MAIN CAUSE OF GLOBAL WARMING”

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”