At The American, Benjamin Zycher looks at Earth Day and Four Decades of Fear. He includes a long list of apocalyptic predictions that have not panned out — but environmentalists can always hope. After all, things might get worse tomorrow!
Zycher also cites an important statistic that you will never see in the MSM:
Which brings us to the Book of Modern Environmentalism, Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, a deeply disingenuous propaganda exercise that nonetheless transformed pesticides — DDT in particular — and economic growth into political poison. How many mere humans, most of whom existed in grinding third-world poverty, have died because of it? The typical estimate is one of Stalin’s statistics: at least 50 million.2