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About Lawrence Solomon

Lawrence Solomon is one of Canada's leading environmentalists. His book, The Conserver Solution (Doubleday) popularized the Conserver Society concept in the late 1970s and became the manual for those interested in incorporating environmental factors into economic life. An advisor to President Jimmy Carter's Task Force on the Global Environment (the Global 2000 Report) in the late 1970's, he has since been at the forefront of movements to reform foreign aid, stop nuclear power expansion and adopt toll roads. Mr. Solomon is a founder and managing director of Energy Probe Research Foundation and the executive director of its Energy Probe and Urban Renaissance Institute divisions. He has been a columnist for The Globe and Mail, a contributor to the Wall Street Journal, the editor and publisher of the award-winning The Next City magazine, and the author or co-author of seven books, most recently The Deniers, a #1 environmental best-seller in both Canada and the U.S. .

Merck has some explaining to do over their MMR vaccine claims

Pharma giant Merck faces at least two lawsuits alleging wrongdoing over its Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) vaccine — hearings made all the more explosive given the introduction of race into the mix. Continue reading Merck has some explaining to do over their MMR vaccine claims

I’m no anti-vaxxer, but the measles vaccine can’t prevent outbreaks

Vaccinomics — personalized vaccines married to genomics — are no pie-in-the-sky fantasy but possibly the next big coming thing. Dr. Gregory Poland, one of the world’s most admired, most advanced thinkers in the field of vaccinology, certainly thinks so.

Continue reading I’m no anti-vaxxer, but the measles vaccine can’t prevent outbreaks