Speaking of “really crap,” Victoria’s Chief Health Officer, Brett Sutton – the man who rounded on Victorians for not pretending to be in danger from coronavirus on beaches – started the year with urgent plans:
Now, we all know claims of an urgent “existential threat” to humanity posed by the climate are totally untrue. If they were true, why didn’t Professor Sutton call for the economy to be “shut down” sooner? But hey, there they are – “peer-reviewed.” This may indicate that public health officials – important people, to be sure, and capable of praiseworthy work – needn’t always be taken seriously. (HT: areff).