Population Doomster Paul Ehrlich’s New Forecast: ‘Biological Annihilation’ – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Ronald Bailey explains that Ehrlich’s latest doom laiden prediction is likely to be wrong.

Human population will peak this century at perhaps as few as 8.2 billion people. The United Nations projects that 80 percent of those will be living in cities by 2100, meaning that fewer than 1.6 billion people will be living on the landscape, down from 3.2 billion now. Humanity may already be at peak farmland. If biofuel subsidies are stopped, some researchers project that as much as 400 million hectares of land would be returned to nature by 2060; that is an area double the size of the United States east of the Mississippi River./

Fully story here:

http://reason.com/blog/2017/07/12/new-predictions-of-animal-population-doo

Step by step guide to getting Neonicotinoids banned

Another good example of where environmentalists have no interest in what the data actually says in order to further a misguided cause.

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imageEnvironmental activist groups have grown in their ambitions over recent history, they have moved from climbing trees, trying to stop bypasses being constructed, to scaring governments into bending to their will. One of the most recent examples of this power being exerted, involved the honey bee. Neonicotinoids were chosen as the bad guy. A campaign to have the pesticides banned was formulated

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