Great Moments in Junk Science…

26 Jan

More Great Moments in Failed Predictions

From The New Ice Age to Global Warming to Peak Oil to Species Extinction…. Popular science is more of a search for funding than a search for knowledge – and the funding always comes from the same sources – Soros, Tides, Rockefeller Bros, Sierra …

Professor Mark Costello, from the University of Auckland in New Zealand, said that globally, around one per cent of species are likely to be vanishing per decade rather than the five per cent figure some experts have proposed.

Co-author Professor Nigel Stork, from Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia, said: “Surprisingly, few species have gone extinct, to our knowledge.

The “surprising” part is that anyone is actually surprised – when advocates fund research you get advocacy.

via Power Line

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