Earth Day ‘March for Science’ Silent About Past Bogus Predictions
Earth Day ‘March for Science’ Silent About Past Bogus Predictions.
Yesterday was Earth Day, a time to reflect on all the damage done by human beings to the planet.
Those are just a few of the predictions made by today’s environmental movement.
The bottom line: the earth is in dire straits and unless there are drastic, extreme changes, we’re all gonna die.
But if history is a guide, it is perfectly reasonable to question people who have made predictions in the past, if only because they have been spectacularly, brutally wrong.
AEI compiled a list of predictions made around the first Earth Day in 1970 that are so laughably off-base it makes one question just who is "anti-science" and who isn’t.
“Most of the people who are going to die in the greatest cataclysm in the history of man have already been born,” wrote Paul Ehrlich in a 1969 essay titled “Eco-Catastrophe!
Ecologist Kenneth Watt declared, “By the year 2000, if present trends continue, we will be using up crude oil at such a rate…that there won’t be any more crude oil.
Kenneth Watt warned about a pending Ice Age in a speech.
“If present trends continue, the world will be about four degrees colder for the global mean temperature in 1990, but eleven degrees colder in the year 2000.