The False Crises of Rachel Carson - edited by Roger Meiners, Pierre Desrochers & Andrew Morriss of the CATO Institute. Very interesting book but reads like a testbook. & is heavily quoted for source.
Carson was an employee of US Fish & Wildlife as an editor. She chose to align herself with a researcher who was opposed to insecticides. Interestingly, she died at a young age of cancer though never exposed to the insecticides she condemned.
I will enclose one quote from the book:
After reading the bookOriginally Posted by SS50I am amused with the similarity to the Climate Change garbage we are inflicted with. Lots of Garbage = pseudoScience.Rachel Carson's Silent Spring is often credited with creating a new precautionary approach for managing environmental risks. Yet this approach is premised on a simplistic risk paradigm