Dire Warnings, Part I: Democrats predict catastrophe 1970–1999

For Democrats, the sky is always falling.  Something disastrous is always around the corner.  Democrats have been saying this for so long it's sort of a joke, and they ought to have little credibility.  But somehow, each and every hollow warning is treated with utmost seriousness by the left, academia, and Hollywood.  Here is the first of a three-part series on how many of these dire warnings have been thrown out there at us, every last one of them never coming to pass: 1970s: The first Earth Day: That darn climate hasn't cooperated with previous dire predictions that humans, CO2, and fossil fuels were causing dangerous warming and the Earth started cooling unexpectedly in 1945.  Therefore, it was time to scare the public, especially the children, with new, more dangerous made up predictions based on the cooling. We were told that billions of people would die soon because of the rapid cooling and...(Read Full Post)
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