Posts filed under ‘historical perspective’
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.
Once again, people described as “leading scientists” turn out to be economists, UN officials, and those with links to activist organizations.
A new book appears to be a rehash of 40-year-old environmental scaremongering endorsed by that era’s men of science.