No doubt they will claim it is funny, (like a dose of clap), but this is just disturbing and deranged, leaving aside the obvious point that a 10% reduction in personal carbon emissions, (which is always going to be less for society as a whole, probably substantially so, as most people and organisations wont become involved), would have no discernable effect on the planet's climate.
I think this poorly considered tactic is at least in part driven by an increasing sense of desperation amongst the alarmists that the boondoggle that has generated so much money for them, (often tax payers' money), is finally running out of steam (cue next green scare campaign - biodiversity crisis anyone?).
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Mr Bolt is getting tired of some of the criticism being dished out to India at the moment:
The rest here.
I couldn't agree more. As I've said several times, the new class of puritanical health scolds have a lot to answer for, and it is indeed not surprising that increasing numbers of children are presenting to hospitals with eating disorders.
We're are quite literally making them neurotic about their food.
Via the Food & Health Skeptic
Monday, September 6, 2010
"Research published this week reveals a surprising trend among the American generation X—the group who came of age in the late 1980s and 1990s and are known for their rejection of all things conventional. It appears that in comparison to the baby boomers, Gen-Xers are significantly more loyal to religion."
Full article here.
Friday, September 3, 2010
There's actually nothing new in the research below. That you can work off fat by exercising hard and regularly is no news at all. There is no denial below that some people are genetically predisposed to fat.