Earth day is coming up. It is a good time to remind the public what the (failed) predictions were 52 years ago By Jack Hellner On the first Earth Day, April 22, 1970, the world was warned that billions would die soon because of a disastrous ice age.  The Earth had been cooling for thirty years, and it was about to get much worse.  Crops would not survive the ice age, so the people couldn’t be fed.  The Earth was […]

Leonardo DiCaprio warns: ‘We literally have a nine year window’ to stop climate change – ‘There’s a ticking clock’ Via CodeList & Tomatazos:  By Arturo Lopez Gambit Excerpt: In an interview with dead line, DiCaprio spoke about his career as an actor and environmental activist, since many already know that one of his great concerns is the future of the planet, as he announced in his Oscar acceptance speech in 2016, after winning […]

50 years of climate predictions gone bust – The comic cries of climate apocalypse By Bjorn Lomborg The recent UN climate summit in Glasgow was predictably branded our “last chance” to tackle the “climate catastrophe” and “save humanity.” Like many others, US climate envoy John Kerry warned us that we have only nine years left to avert most of “catastrophic” global warming. But almost every climate summit has been branded […]

‘They just talk’: Prince Charles understands Thunberg’s frustrations on UN climate summits – Warns this is world’s ‘last chance saloon’ to act or face climate ‘disaster’ LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Charles says he shares the concerns of Greta Thunberg and other environmental activists that world leaders “just talk” about climate change and were not doing enough to prevent its catastrophic impact.    Speaking ahead of the U.N. Climate Change Conference COP26, the heir-to-the British throne, 72, who has spent most […]

Junk Science Week: Attenborough flogs COP26 UN climate summit ‘tipping point’ Junk Science Week: Attenborough flogs COP26 ‘tipping point’NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT / by Paul Homewood / 1dBy Paul Homewood Susan Crockford has this article in Canada’s Financial Post: image With the United Nations COP26 climate change summit scheduled for November 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland, Sir David Attenborough was recently appointed “People’s […]

Claim: Antarctica is headed for a climate tipping point by 2060, with catastrophic melting if carbon emissions aren’t cut quickly Claim: Antarctica is headed for a climate tipping point by 2060, with catastrophic melting if carbon emissions aren’t cut quicklyWatts Up With That? / by Charles Rotter / 3dSome other researchers suggest that ice cliffs in Antarctica might not collapse as quickly as those in Greenland. But given their size and current rates of […]

Already, 61% of green ‘planetary collapse’ forecasts have failed – ‘Apocalypse is always a shade over 20 years away’ By Rupert Darwall Real Clear Energy A puzzle of contemporary society is the broad acceptance by young people – Millennials and Generation Z – of their lot. True, they haven’t been conscripted to fight an inglorious war as the early Baby Boomers were in Vietnam. But in many other respects, they have strong […]

Flashback 1995: New York Times failed 2020 prediction: Most East Coast Beaches ‘Gone in 25 years’ by Tony Heller In 1995, the New York Times predicted “most of the beaches on the East Coast of the United States would be gone in 25 years” Scientists Say Earth’s Warming Could Set Off Wide Disruptions – The New York Times Barack Obama believes in the science, and just bought a $15 million home […]