Environment

Doom is Still Coming: Three Errors Paul Ehrlich Keeps Making

In Ehrlich’s worldview, humanity only transgresses and can only cause harm. In Simon’s view, humanity takes primacy and the sources of its enrichment also repair many harms done to the environment, and eventually allows improvements.

The Purpose of Flying A Nearly Empty Plane

An efficiency-minded environmentalist could object that this trip shouldn’t be made, a Marxist-leaning commentator that this was an example of the horrible waste and misallocation of the capitalist system.

Climate Myths

Governments want to keep control… Carbon dioxide becomes that molecule by which (they) can take control of your lives.

Climate Change and the Power of Scaremongering

The New York Times and the scientists it cites in “U.S. Climate Report Warns of Damaged Environment and Shrinking Economy” (11/23/18), either do not understand simple mathematics, or rely on the ignorance of their readers to create a silly scaremongering headline over...

The Power of Compounding and the Power of Scaremongering

The New York Times and the scientists it cites in “U.S. Climate Report Warns of Damaged Environment and Shrinking Economy”, either do not understand simple mathematics, or rely on the ignorance of their readers to create a silly scaremongering headline over an absurd statistic.