Imagine an animal rights activist telling you that black bears eating trash in New England neighborhoods were a sign of global warming. It’s actually a sign of people leaving trash out and bears discovering how much easier it is to find food. But that’s not how the narrative works.
Michael Shellenberger has been an environmentalist since he was 16, an actual climate activist for more than two decades. A leftist for three. And he has a confession. “On behalf of environmentalists everywhere, I would like to formally apologize for the climate scare we created over the last 30 years.”
Is there “plastic in the ocean? Yes. Is it the ecological catastrophe advertised? Nothing ever is, so please learn this and live it. Every single emotional plea or legislative exercise from the left is to solve one and only one problem. You having more control over how your money is spent than the government.