Studies of BPA have raised alarm bells for decades, and the evidence is still complex and open to debate. That’s life: In the real world, regulatory decisions usually must be made with ambiguous and conflicting data. The panel’s point is that we should be prudent in such situations, rather than recklessly approving chemicals of uncertain effect.
What a novel f*cking concept, eh?
The parallels between the fight over BPAs with climate mitigation are legion. Here’s hoping that both issues can be solved before any further harm is locked in.
[via Balloon Juice]