The European Parliament is trying to teach a fish how to swim: when politicians play scientists

Some members of the European Parliament insist on trying to teach fish how to swim. With their amendment last week, summarised on Twitter as “Ban BPA from all food contact materials, say MEPs”, members of the European Parliament have decided

Reflections on the Endocrine Disruptors Debate

Yesterday I attended a workshop on Endocrine Disruptors organised by the European Parliament’s Policy Department and chaired by MEP Åsa Westlund. While many MEPs attended the event, the room was packed with a diverse audience, from journalists and scientists to