CEH Legal Action: Be Safe When You Vape

CEH has been receiving questions about our recent legal action against companies that make e-cigarettes and vaping products. We welcome an open exchange on the topic. Below are some responses to the more frequently asked questions. Q: Do you want everyone to stop...

Dumb Ways To Lie

We recently announced that three major mall stores continue to sell lead-tainted purses, belts and shoes, even years after they agreed to stop. Many of you sent emails to the stores to demand change. If you emailed the companies, you may have received a response from...
Breaking Bad, The DNA Files

Breaking Bad, The DNA Files

One day I was a mild-mannered high school biology teacher, content to share my love of all things genetic with the mumble-mouthed, underwhelmed adolescent cretins known as the Class of 2035. Most of my students wouldn’t know Watson and Crick from Abercrombie and...

Green Windows or Green Washing?

Buying energy efficient windows is a win-win:  the environment wins because less energy need be generated through the burning of fossil fuels, and the consumer wins by saving money on energy bills.  It’s no surprise, then, that many homeowners are willing to pay a...

Mother Jones: Blinded by “Science” on GMO Food

Sarah Zhang’s defense of genetically modified (GMO) crops in Mother Jones purports to make the scientific case for the safety and environmental benefits of GMOs. It’s an easier case to make when one focuses solely on one GMO variety, as Zhang does, while ignoring the...