"The Gotcha Test for Aspiring Deans"
"What are some actual examples of the law of unintended consequences in action?"

Going, going . . .

. . . and maybe very soon to be gone. You probably saw this in last Friday's WSJ: "No Need to Panic About Global Warming". But you may not have seen Burt Rutan's follow-up.

Or, even more important, this from the Daily Mail: "Forget global warming - it's Cycle 25 we need to worry about (and if NASA scientists are right the Thames will be freezing over again)". (Link via Instapundit.)

Dr Nicola Scafetta, of Duke University in North Carolina, is the author of several papers that argue the Met Office climate models show there should have been ‘steady warming from 2000 until now’.

‘If temperatures continue to stay flat or start to cool again, the divergence between the models and recorded data will eventually become so great that the whole scientific community will question the current theories,’ he said.

As a public service the Door will accept nominations for the Next Terrible, Awful Crisis We Must Spend Lotsa Money On should AGW fizzle.