Of troubleseekers, troublemakers and transparency

One of the most misused – and terribly abused – words that one hears from those representing the alarmist front of the “climate change” (aka “global warming”) debate is “transparent” (and/or variants thereof). Google defines “transparent” thusly: To my mind, few organizations can match the many branches (and considerably less than “transparently” associated arms, fingers…

Mercury rising via UNEP Steiner’s “happy convention”

Alas, it seems that work at one or more of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)’s many-tentacled – and ever-increasing – arms is never done! Today’s topic: the “dangers” of “mercury”, and a report on this agency’s untiring efforts to get this substance … you guessed it … “banned”. Depending on your perspective (and/or dental…