The denial by mainstream scientists that sex is binary is of the same cloth as the denial that human life starts at conception and the denial that intelligent design is evident in living things.
Never mind that the U.S.’s increased reliance on natural gas has allowed us, pretty much alone in the world, to actually reduce our carbon emissions.
Our laws are made through a democratic process. These scientists are upset that democracy doesn’t empower scientists to dictate public policy.
We must never confuse scientific consensus with science. Science is inquiry. Consensus is cloture of inquiry.
Here’s another “incredibly fortunate” thing about the Cambrian explosion and about evolution generally.