If a climate-change sceptic suggests that the Sun, rather than man, is responsible for climatic variations he is denounced as evil, a heretic, someone whose words are so foul and twisted that they will be "partially but directly responsible for millions of deaths from starvation, famine and disease in decades ahead." In other words, question the environmentalist consensus, and you are endangering life itself -- your words are literally poisonous.
Yet when a climate-change activist openly calls for calamitous events and the deaths of thousands of people as a way of focusing our leaders’ minds on the problem of climate change, no one bats an eye.
Friday, November 20, 2009
Brendan O’Neill on Planet Gore: