Predictions From Earth Day 1970

This short article presents a few of ridiculous predictions from 1970. Back then the ecology and climate experts missed the future by a mile. A couple of the better ones –

“It is already too late to avoid mass starvation.”
• Denis Hayes, chief organizer for Earth Day

“The world has been chilling sharply for about twenty years. If present trends continue, the world will be about four degrees colder for the global mean temperature in 1990, but eleven degrees colder in the year 2000. This is about twice what it would take to put us into an ice age.”
• Kenneth Watt, Ecologist

Read the article HERE.

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