Turning Dogs Into Dinner
Is there anything climate change can’t do?
Before You Vote Green, Please Learn Some History
Pessimists ‘have been repeatedly and decisively proven wrong.’
Second Quarter Report
Green groups are not David with a slingshot. They are Goliath. Please support the scrutiny & skepticism I bring to environmental issues.
Ehrlich’s Guide to Being an Intrusive A**hole
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.
Why Paul Ehrlich Matters
If it had been within his power to take the steps he insisted were necessary, the human rights abuses would have been horrendous.
The Fanatical Paul Ehrlich
Saving the world = demonizing alternative visions
Anything Goes When You’re Saving the World
Paul Ehrlich advocated the use of US helicopters so that Indian peasants could be kidnapped & forcibly sterilized.
How They Sold ‘The Population Bomb’
Threats of famine, dead children, bombs, nuclear war, and oblivion.
Experts Suck at Predicting the Future
Being an expert in a particular field doesn’t make you smart about the big picture.
Earth Day 1970 (The Drama Queen Files, Exhibit #4)
The language being used in 1970, the year Earth Day was born, hasn’t changed much: Crisis. Catastrophe. Endangered. Extinction.
Scientific Organizations – Should We Trust Them?
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.