Posts filed under ‘historical perspective’
Five years ago, we were told that the 2009 Copenhagen climate summit was the last chance to save civilization. As the 2015 Paris summit approaches, the same sort of fear mongering is ramping up.
Rather than persuading us with reason and logic, the World Meteorological Organization is making stuff up.
20 years ago, scientific superstar Carl Sagan urged us to use our brains – to be actively skeptical.
From 1948 to the present, environmental activists have declared that the sky is falling.
Rather than bringing pine logs to the poor, 21st-century energy policies do the exact opposite. More children now shiver in the cold.
When did “Question Authority” stop being applicable?
Back in 1990, the head of the UN said our planet was ailing. Fast forward a quarter of a century, and a Worldwatch Institute press release issued today continues the ‘planet in distress’ meme.