If it had been within his power to take the steps he insisted were necessary, the human rights abuses would have been horrendous.
Saving the world = demonizing alternative visions
People with 8 kids should be told they “surely would not behave that way today.” Those considering a third should be accused of self-indulgence.
Paul Ehrlich advocated the use of US helicopters so that Indian peasants could be kidnapped & forcibly sterilized.
Is there anything climate change can’t do?
Ecology professor’s political opinions published repeatedly in scientific journals.
It’s absurd to say scientists are only now speaking up. Reuters publishes egregious climate propaganda.
You’ll eat those vegetables – or else.
Green groups are not David with a slingshot. They are Goliath. Please support the scrutiny & skepticism I bring to environmental issues.
Politicians & 10-year-olds think banning drinking straws in rich nations will address improper garbage disposal in poor ones.
Threats of famine, dead children, bombs, nuclear war, and oblivion.
Being an expert in a particular field doesn’t make you smart about the big picture.
The language being used in 1970, the year Earth Day was born, hasn’t changed much: Crisis. Catastrophe. Endangered. Extinction.
Since the 1970s, some scientists have embraced social & political activism. The public needs to be aware, therefore, that not every pronouncement made by a “scientist” is neutral or disinterested.
Scientists who step into the political arena deserve to be challenged. This isn’t an attack on science – it’s an exploration of competing political perspectives.
Before the IPCC was even founded, the Worldwatch Institute had already declared that global warming was caused by fossil fuels. Surely that makes the IPCC chairman’s decision to fraternize with this activist organization a bit awkward.