Tag Archives: Paul R. Ehrlich

Great moments in failed predictions

UPDATE: New table added below. While searching for something else, I came across this entertaining collection of grand predictive failures related to resources and climate change, along with some of the biggest predictive failures of Paul Ehrlich. I thought it … Continue reading

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The Royal Society Disaster Movie: starring the Ehrlichs and The Prince of Wales

This is funny and sad at the same time. The funny part is the fact that none of Paul Erhlich’s doom and gloom predictions about the human condition from the 70’s on have even come remotely close to true, the … Continue reading

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Food fight

Paul Krugman has caused quite a stir with his claims that the riots in Egypt are the result of: global warming > causing bad weather > causing crop failure > causing increased food prices > causing riots. It’s rather circular … Continue reading

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