Thursday, November 08, 2012

Notes on the upcoming WUWT Gore-a-thon | Watts Up With That?
Since for the 153rd straight month, my “big oil” check has failed to arrive, and because of a spanner or two having been tossed into the works by snafus and snipers, I’ve decided to ask for some help.
TRZUPEK: EPA witch hunts on taxpayer dime - Washington Times
Indeed, as we’ve seen in case after case, this is the EPA’s new approach: Forget about risk evaluation because there is no risk so small that it’s not worth spending huge amounts of public and private dollars to lessen just a little more. That’s not science, folks, nor is it sound public policy. It’s simply a witch hunt, and now that the president has been re-elected, we’re going to have so many more of them that it would make 17th-century Puritans living in Salem blush.  [Via Junk Science]
Climate Change Could Threaten Bearded Hipsters | The Poke:
Researchers used computer modelling to analyse the influence of rising temperatures on the density and size of beards.

They predict that within a decade bearded hipsters will find their facial hair ‘deeply stifling’ to maintain during increasingly hot summers and that in 70 years time even having an ironic moustache could prove ‘potentially fatal’ to hipsters.

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