On the occasion of the publication of a new edition of the collective work Plant Biotechnology. Experience and Future Prospects, edited by Agnès Ricroch, Surinder Chopra, Marcel Kuntz (Springer, 2021)
The theory of Anthropogenic Global Warming is regularly presented as benefiting from a solid scientific consensus. What proves the solidity of this consensus? A scientific article, published in 2016 by
When CNN in June broke the news of a reported “leak” at China’s Taishan nuclear power plant, it didn’t take long for the alarming headline to be politically instrumentalised. The
– Abstract According to a long-time and widespread scientific consensus, agri-food biotechnology regulation should focus on the risks and benefits of each agricultural product, without any pointless reference to the
Swiss people have been voting on several topics yesterday, amongst them a votation for a federal law on CO2 . (1) Michel de Rougemont explains us the issues of this democratic pole.
End of April 2021, the European Commission published a report on “new genomic techniques” which was awaited by developers of these biotechnologies, since it was expected to have major implications
As the World Energy Conference is drawing near, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has recently released its new report. This ambitious document presents perspectives for the evolution of the world’s
On April 29, 2021, the European Commission (EC) opened the debate on the regulatory status of New Genomic Techniques (NGTs) in the European Union (EU) by publishing a position paper.
Contrary to the position of the pharmaceutical industry, the procedures of forced transfer of licences should not be treated as a violation of patent rights, as they are, to a
In the midst of the Farm to Fork (F2F) debate and the renegotiation of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), the European Scientist gives the floor to Pierre Pagesse, one of