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Here’s How Wrong Past Environmental Predictions Have Been

April 27, 2017 by

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By Walter E. Williams ~ Each year, Earth Day is accompanied by predictions of doom. Let’s take a look at past predictions to determine just how much confidence we can have in today’s environmentalists’ predictions. In 1970, when Earth Day was conceived, the late George Wald, a Nobel laureate biology professor at Harvard University, predicted, […]

The Media’s Cracked Crystal Ball: What Journalists Said We’d Find In 2015

January 2, 2015 by

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By Rich Noyes ~ In the 1980s and ’90s, journalists passed along expert predictions of the world as it would be in 2015. Now that the New Year has finally arrived, it might be fun to recall some of those forecasts. Keep these in mind as you hear sages confidently predict what we’ll find 20 […]