Ed Driscoll

Quote of the Day

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…Stewart Brand (whom I’ve met a few times and who is one of the co-authors of the recent Eco-Modernist Manifesto) says that after a while when doomsday doesn’t come you have to begin wondering whether the underlying theory is simply wrong.

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Prediction: In about 20 years or so, the [NYT’s] Retro Report will be doing a big story on “The Unrealized Horrors of Climate Change.” (That’s if the New York Times is still around in 20 years. Heh.)

“Whatever Happened to the ‘Population Bomb’?”, Steve Hayward, Power Line, today. Read the whole thing.

(And note that some people aren’t even giving the Gray Lady as long a projected lifespan as Hayward.)

Related: “For Germany, Demography Is Doom.” As Mark Steyn warned a decade ago, “what’s the point of creating a secular utopia if it’s only for one generation?”