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So Many Choices

Only last month, I wrote the following:

For many years, when I wanted to illustrate the nuttiness of global-warming passion, I mentioned an article in The Journal of Affective Disorders: “Global warming possibly linked to an enhanced risk of suicide: Data from Italy, 1974–2003.” I think I have a new illustration. Did you see this article? “Global Warming Makes Couples Cheat, Says Dating Website.”

And now this: “Redheads could become extinct as Scotland gets sunnier, experts have claimed.”

They’re spoiling me for choice.

I sometimes think that the climate movement (for lack of a better term) is filled with moles — saboteurs — who say or write nutty things in order to make the movement look bad.

But this could be said of most every movement, I suppose.

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