This post consists mainly of tweets with, for me, some interesting connections.
Firstly, ‘gender critical’ feminist Linda Bellos at Westminster Magistrates Court in September 2018, my tweet using the words of climate sceptic Clive James in support of Linda and friends, and the BBC reporting on climate sceptic Piers Corbyn at the same court yesterday.
While we’re on the subject of courts, here’s a much younger person who’s won a tremendous victory in the High Court this week:
Now some of the difficult detail on the landmark judgment, first from women:
And now a couple of concerned, left-of-centre men:
Ah, Nick Cohen. And now his stablemate in calling climate sceptics ‘deniers’ in days gone by, and making the foolish and repugnant analogy with Holocaust deniers absolutely explicit: Graham Linehan. My hero Graham Linehan, who wrote What a day! yesterday in praise of Leila, her legal team and supporters
Confused? Don’t be. Things they are a-changing. Here’s another case in point. Maybe.
Here are two more well-known UK climate sceptics (and Brexiteers) in recent days:
Well I think Carswell is a climate sceptic. Or was once:
When I was a member of Friends of the Earth, I did believe human CO2 emissions were responsible for global warming. It’s just that the facts seem to have changed. And so I’ve changed my mind.
Details courtesy of Leo Hickman in The Guardian in the heady aftermath of Climategate.
Meanwhile Steve McIntyre has been retweeting on the fascinating backstory of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine:
and making this point about the reasons for delay in the United States and its consequences:
Might have been. And James Delingpole, probably not the biggest Joe Biden supporter, might have been disagreeing with his fellow-sceptic on this one.
I was thinking I was going to editorialise at this point. But sometimes I think it’s best to lay out the complexity and allow the intelligent denizens of Cliscep to make of it what they will.