Meat companies are using slick PR and industry-funded science to convince the public that beef and dairy are good for the planet.
But they’re using public funds to do it.
Bayer’s efforts to sway public opinion are part of a strategy to “fight any sustainable transition which would harm its business”, say campaigners.
One dairy trade association calls this “a utility executive and shareholder pipe dream.”
New assessment by Pesticides Action Network North America examines the “vicious cycle” linking these fossil fuel–derived chemicals and climate change.
DeSmog editors and contributors preview some of the climate stories they’ll be following this year.
New analysis sheds light on key industry lobbying tactics at a decisive moment for the future of agriculture.
New analysis sheds light on key tactics Monsanto used to distort science and spin the narrative in defense of its herbicide product.
Campaigners warn Brussels is poised to water down — or fatally delay — bold pesticide reduction targets.