SMH: Paul Ehrlich Got Almost Everything Wrong, but We Should have Listened to his Climate Warning

Former NSW Premier Bob Carr thinks even though Paul Ehrlich was wrong about global starvation and resource depletion, we should have listened to him.

The Conversation: “the only country to have undertaken … successful … population control is China”

Malthus, Ehrlich and The Club of Rome might have gotten everything wrong, but Waikato Professor Michael Cameron thinks we need to consider their work, and consider imposing curbs on population…

Paul Ehrlich… Again?

Guest “implied facepalm” by David Middleton Worried about Earth’s future? Well, the outlook is worse than even scientists can graspJanuary 13, 2021 12.00am Anyone with even a passing interest in…

Why Modern Famine Predictions Failed !

What’s Natural column Guest post by Jim Steele, published in the Pacifica Tribune Wednesday December 18, 2019 Victims if 1876 Famine in India When I graduated high school in 1968…

The Evils of Climate Enthusiasm

Address to the Alumni of Warrane College, University of New South Wales Academic Dinner, September 2017 Dr Howard Thomas Brady No matter our age we are all adapting to circumstance.…

Paul Ehrlich wrong again: World Cereal Production Set To Reach Historic High

There’s a surging current of alarm that we’re headed for a food doomsday by 2050—that the world’s food-producing capacity will crash before population peaks at 10 billion. Don’t you believe…

The Thirteen Worst Graphs in the World

Guest essay by Geoff Chambers “Ten Billion” by Stephen Emmott – a 120-page paperback Ehrlich-style Doomfest – is due out in the next few days, published by Vintage in the…

Corn up 7% worldwide, Paul Ehrlich of course sees agricultural collapse

While the alarmists wail over 400PPM of CO2, and push doom and gloom crop failure scenarios, in the real world where people risk money and livelihood, the news is far,…

Steven W. Running On Empty

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Let me start by getting the jargon out of the way. The “NPP” is the “net primary productivity”. It is how many total tonnes of…

Paul Ehrlich joins the Royal Society, rants on Twitter

Josh writes: “All the text Paul Ehrlich is saying comes from his recent tweets.“ And the Bishop says “it’s a hoot”. I wonder where he got the idea that its…

Do Increasing Temperatures Lower Crop Yields?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I keep reading these claims that we’re all going to starve because of global warming. People say it’s going to be the death of agriculture,…

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…