by M. Schellenberger, Nov 1, 2023 in ClimateChangeDispatch
By now, almost everyone knows the conventional wisdom: climate change is an existential threat to human civilization.
Fires, floods, and hurricanes are worsening; the coral on the Great Barrier Reef is dying; we’re in a Sixth Mass Extinction; the only way to turn things around is with inexpensive renewables, and no longer eating meat; and we don’t need nuclear energy, which is too dangerous. [emphasis, links added]
There’s only one problem with it: practically everything you’ve heard about climate change is wrong.Here’s a set of facts you won’t read in The New York Times: