Summary: Despite predictions of certain environmental doom for 2017, Los Angeles has survived. While we celebrate, let's learn from these and 50 years of other confident predictions designed to frighten us into obedience. Let's learn from them. On 15 January 1971 Americans watched a TV show by a hot new director, the 24-year old Steven … Continue reading Celebrate Los Angeles’ survival, despite the predictions
Summary: A key piece of the doomsters' "world ending" story is that the leaders of China are fools, not seeing or acting to address their economic problems -- and especially the pollution produced by their decades of rapid growth. As this report by Stratfor shows, they're not fools -- and they are taking bold steps … Continue reading Stratfor gives us the good news: Red China Goes Green
Summary: We can learn much about modern America by looking at past predictions. Unlike today's news, we not only can assess their accuracy, but also their reasonableness as forecasts when they were made. We now have 50+ years of predictions from Left and Right, mostly designed to frighten us into obedience. Let's remember and learn … Continue reading Update: only 16 months until the destruction of America by pollution!
Summary: This post will get little traffic, like most that give good news. "If it bleeds, it leads." Articles about the last faux-doomster news get traffic, re-enforcing the widespread belief that the ecology of the USA slowly (or rapidly) rolls down to Hell. How sad. Althought a disappointing for "the environment is going to hell" … Continue reading Good news: air quality in the US has improved!