Allan Maynard is an environmental scientist with over 45 years of experience.
This site is devoted to providing information about environmental matters of concern to all,
and to communicating science knowledge directed towards evidence-based decision making.
I am passionate about the environment and greatly concerned about the future of our planet.
This site is my contribution towards informing and hopefully influencing towards a more sustainable future.
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Wildfires Show How Our Planet is in Peril – Why Then is There a Political Divide?
Humanity is in the hot seat; humans are the cause. On this, there is universal consensus among scientists. Unfortunately, this does not translate into political consensus. If fact it is quite the opposite.
Why it's essential to move away from a reliance on animal agriculture.Plate and Planet: Why it's essential to move away from a reliance on animal agriculture. A quote by Jonathan Swift – (1721) – “You cannot reason someone out of something he or she was not reasoned into”, is often presented as a rational for avoiding conversations around politics and religion. I wonder if...
Science will often reveal a truth that causes humanity great discomfort. What do we do when discoveries go beyond a ‘wow’ moment (such space travel) and force us to re-examine what we have become used to or even the way we live?
The CoVid 19 pandemic presents one of the clearest examples regarding the critical need for evidence-based decision-making. Unfortunately, the presentation of scientific evidence has often been undermined by misinformation and divisive politics.