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Environmentalists Are Dead Wrong – LewRockwell

Posted by Martin C. Fox on April 26, 2017

https://lewrockwell.com/2017/04/walter-e-williams/environmentalists-dead-wrong/

In 1970, when Earth Day was conceived, the late George Wald, a Nobel laureate biology professor at Harvard University, predicted, “Civilization will end within 15 or 30 years unless immediate action is taken against problems facing mankind.” Also in 1970, Paul Ehrlich, a Stanford University biologist and best-selling author of “The Population Bomb,” declared that the world’s population would soon outstrip food supplies. In an article for The Progressive, he predicted, “The death rate will increase until at least 100-200 million people per year will be starving to death during the next ten years.”

In International Wildlife (July 1975), Nigel Calder warned, “The threat of a new ice age must now stand alongside nuclear war as a likely source of wholesale death and misery for mankind.”
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Earth Day, Nothing Says ‘We Care’ Like a Military Burn Pit

Posted by Martin C. Fox on April 19, 2017

http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org/2015/04/on-earth-day-remember-who-pollutes-the-most/

The Colorado River now doesn’t even flow to the sea most years. A direct result of government sponsored damming and irrigation efforts. Your tax dollars paid for this.

There is no bigger polluter than government. The greatest environmental disasters of the last century are all pretty much either directly as a result of government action or knock on effects of government action. Yet so many environmentalists continue to have faith in the state. Read the rest of this entry »

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