The undermining of environmental science, and the creation of lies and bribes to distort public policymaking, is as old as industries that know their products do harm, but lie to keep them in use.
A book published seven years ago on the role of lobbyists fighting to discredit science has once again become highly relevant.
Roll-your-own tobacco contains additives to stop it from drying out. So, it's hardly a "natural" or "healthier" alternative to factory made cigarettes.
Researchers have found that the pesticide DDT, which is banned in Australia, harms unborn children. The researchers surveyed…