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Climate ‘Experts’ Are 0-41 with Their Doomsday Predictions


For more than 50 years Climate Alarmists in the scientific community and environmental movement have not gotten even one prediction correct, but they do have a perfect record of getting 41 predictions wrong.

In other words, on at least 41 occasions, these so-called experts have predicted some terrible environmental catastrophe was imminent … and it never happened.

And not once — not even once! — have these alarmists had one of their predictions come true.

Think about that… the so-called experts are 0-41 with their predictions, but those of us who are skeptical of “expert” prediction number 42, the one that says that if we don’t immediately convert to socialism and allow Alexandria Ocasio-Crazy to control and organize our lives, the planet will become uninhabitable.

Why would any sane person listen to someone with a 0-41 record?

Why would we completely restructure our economy and sacrifice our personal freedom for “experts” who are 0-41, who have never once gotten it right?

If you had an investment counselor who steered you wrong 41times, would you hang in there for number 42?

Of course not. You’d fire him after failed prediction two or three.

And if that’s not crazy enough, the latest ploy is to trot out a 16-year-old girt to spread prediction number 42, because it is so much more credible that way.

Sometimes you just have to sit back and laugh.

Anyway, I want you to have the data, so go ahead and print this out in advance of Thanksgiving dinner with your obnoxious Millennial nephew.













Here is the source for numbers 1-27. As you will see, the individual sources are not crackpots, but scientific studies and media reports on “expert” predictions. The sources for numbers 28-41 are linked individually.

  1. 1967: Dire Famine Forecast By 1975
  2. 1969: Everyone Will Disappear In a Cloud Of Blue Steam By 1989 (1969)
  3. 1970: Ice Age By 2000
  4. 1970: America Subject to Water Rationing By 1974 and Food Rationing By 1980
  5. 1971: New Ice Age Coming By 2020 or 2030
  6. 1972: New Ice Age By 2070
  7. 1974: Space Satellites Show New Ice Age Coming Fast
  8. 1974: Another Ice Age?
  9. 1974: Ozone Depletion a ‘Great Peril to Life
  10. 1976: Scientific Consensus Planet Cooling, Famines imminent
  11. 1980: Acid Rain Kills Life In Lakes
  12. 1978: No End in Sight to 30-Year Cooling Trend
  13. 1988: Regional Droughts (that never happened) in 1990s
  14. 1988: Temperatures in DC Will Hit Record Highs
  15. 1988: Maldive Islands will Be Underwater by 2018 (they’re not)
  16. 1989: Rising Sea Levels will Obliterate Nations if Nothing Done by 2000
  17. 1989: New York City’s West Side Highway Underwater by 2019 (it’s not)
  18. 2000: Children Won’t Know what Snow Is
  19. 2002: Famine In 10 Years If We Don’t Give Up Eating Fish, Meat, and Dairy
  20. 2004: Britain will Be Siberia by 2024
  21. 2008: Arctic will Be Ice Free by 2018
  22. 2008: Climate Genius Al Gore Predicts Ice-Free Arctic by 2013
  23. 2009: Climate Genius Prince Charles Says we Have 96 Months to Save World
  24. 2009: UK Prime Minister Says 50 Days to ‘Save The Planet From Catastrophe’
  25. 2009: Climate Genius Al Gore Moves 2013 Prediction of Ice-Free Arctic to 2014
  26. 2013: Arctic Ice-Free by 2015
  27. 2014: Only 500 Days Before ‘Climate Chaos’
  28. 1968: Overpopulation Will Spread Worldwide
  29. 1970: World Will Use Up All its Natural Resources
  30. 1966: Oil Gone in Ten Years
  31. 1972: Oil Depleted in 20 Years
  32. 1977: Department of Energy Says Oil will Peak in 90s
  33. 1980: Peak Oil In 2000
  34. 1996: Peak Oil in 2020
  35. 2002: Peak Oil in 2010
  36. 2006: Super Hurricanes!
  37. 2005 : Manhattan Underwater by 2015
  38. 1970: Urban Citizens Will Require Gas Masks by 1985
  39. 1970: Nitrogen buildup Will Make All Land Unusable
  40. 1970: Decaying Pollution Will Kill all the Fish
  41. 1970s: Killer Bees!

Sorry, Experts… Sorry, Scientific Consensus… Only a fool comes running for the 42nd cry of wolf.

Don’t litter, be kind to animals, recycling’s for suckers (it’s all going to end up in the ground eventually), so stop feeling guilty… Go out there and embrace all the bounty that comes with being a 21st century American — you know, like Obama, who says he believes in Global Warming with his mouth but proves he doesn’t with the $15 million he just spent on oceanfront that we’re told is doomed to flooding.

This piece has been updated to correct a duplicate posting and add another hoax prediction.  


49 Comments on "Climate ‘Experts’ Are 0-41 with Their Doomsday Predictions"

  1. Sissyfuss on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 12:40 pm 

    But Bannon says we’re approaching the downside of the Fourth Turning. Not too Britebart is like Guliani, trying to cover all angles but sadly, using both sides of his brain to accomplish it.

  2. Sys1 on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 2:31 pm 

    This article is a load of crap.

  3. makati1 on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 3:04 pm 

    Sys1, yep, it is. I guess the weatherman is not real either because, most times he is wrong when he projects where a hurricane is going? And how about economists who only see what is happening in the rear view mirror? And all those oily writers who predict oil amounts decades in the future when they cannot even get next week’s prices correct? And…well, you get the picture.

  4. kervennic on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 3:45 pm 

    Any person on planet earth busy farming does not laugh reading this crap list.
    Even a white supremacist.

  5. Davy on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 5:14 pm 

    “Google’s “Quantum Supremacy” to Render All Cryptocurrency & Military Secrets Breakable” summit

    “Google’s announcement that it has achieved “quantum supremacy” with a 53-qubit quantum computer greases the skids for all cryptocurrency and military secrets protected by cryptography to be breakable in a stunning new development that will change the world. The Big Tech corporation’s new quantum processor took a mere 200 seconds to complete a computing task that would normally require 10,000 years on a supercomputer. The 53-qubit quantum computer can break any 53-bit cryptography in seconds, meaning Bitcoin’s 256-bit encryption is vulnerable once Google scales its quantum computing to 256 qubits, something their own scientists say will be possible by 2022. Modern military cryptography will also eventually be rendered obsolete given that the number of qubits in Google’s quantum computers will double at least every year, according to the report, growing at “double exponential rate,” which is even faster than Moore’s Law. At this rate, Google will be able to break all military encryption by 2024”

  6. makati1 on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 6:21 pm 

    Google is not going to exist after the big one and maybe not that long. Countries are already cutting it off and using their own search engines and that will only increase as the tech wars spread.

    “China is Ahead in Quantum Cryptography Experiments, and the World Has to Keep Up” (May 2019)

    The US government is already talking about breaking it up into bits (pun intended).

    “Momentum grows to break up big tech, as Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple face scrutiny” (June 2019)

    At least the tech war is not nuclear…just yet.

  7. Davy on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 6:28 pm 

    “Google is not going to exist after the big one and maybe not that long. Countries are already cutting it off and using their own search engines and that will only increase as the tech wars spread.”

    makato, good try but way too overboard with agenda pushing. You are the most uptight person on this board except for maybe cloggo. You turn everything into a kid competition. BTW, you don’t even know what you are talking about when it comes to “Quantum Cryptography”. Give us some content to your naked link if you know so much about the subject.

  8. JuanP aultard ID Fraud on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 6:48 pm 

    Davy said makato, good try but way too blah blah blah….

  9. Davy on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 6:53 pm 

    Oh boy, the unatic out

  10. Davy on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 6:53 pm 

    Oops, sorry again y’all. Wrong copy and pasted link again.

  11. makati1 on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 6:54 pm 

    Davy, I’m only stating the obvious. I live in the real world, not the brainwashed propaganda fantasy that passes for reality in the drugged up US.

    As I have said many times before, my comments begin with ‘makati1’ so you can skip them anytime. However, being Pavlov’s dog, you cannot resist a chance for another immature, arrogant putdown.

    There are over seven billion different opinions on everything. I have the same freedom to post mine as you do yours. If mine raises your blood pressure, too fucking bad. Just ignore them.

  12. Davy on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 6:55 pm 

    Whats unantic meen JuanP aultard?


  13. Juan Paultard on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 6:56 pm 

    Oops that is not where Davy got the news fuck nut

  14. makati1 on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 6:57 pm 

    “BTW, you don’t even know what you are talking about when it comes to “Quantum Cryptography””

    Sorry Davy, I forgot that you are an expert (expert = drip under pressure) on everything. Delusional as always. Did you ever hear of the internet and how you can look up and learn just about everything? Again, you know nothing about me or what I may know.

  15. Davy on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 6:57 pm 

    Sorry makato. It’s passed my bedtime.

  16. JuanP on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 6:58 pm 

    “There are over seven billion different opinions on everything.”

    That’s pretty child like mak

  17. JuanP on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 6:59 pm 

    “Sorry Davy, I forgot that you are an expert (expert = drip under pressure) “

    Come on mak, answer the question

  18. Davy on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 7:00 pm 

    Makati1 is right JuanP.


  19. makati1 on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 7:04 pm 

    JuanP is a lunatic

  20. Davy on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 7:06 pm 

    Mak is normal JuanP aultard. I’m the lunatic.

  21. JuanP on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 7:09 pm 

    Who is JuanP aultard Davy?

  22. makati1 on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 7:11 pm 

    JuanP. Go grab you meds and chill.

  23. makati1 on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 7:13 pm 

    Disclaimer: ALL after “makati1 on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 6:57 pm” is the reason this forum is about worthless.

  24. Davy ID Theft on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 7:17 pm 

    “makati1 on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 7:13 pm
    Disclaimer: ALL after “makati1 on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 6:57 pm” is the “

  25. Davy on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 7:17 pm 

    Sorry mak. I’m off my meds again.

  26. makati1 on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 7:22 pm 

    We all know Juan is behind all of this stupidity

  27. makati1 on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 7:43 pm 

    As it is obvious when a real post is made by an educated person, the rest of the jabber is just background noise. If it prevents Delusional Davy from being read, it is a positive.

    Too bad the same tactical method cannot be used on all the propaganda/brainwashing bullshit coming out of the US.

  28. Shortend on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 7:51 pm 

    IPCC makes projections, low, medium, high..not Predictions. Typical Denier tabloid smear

  29. JuanP on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 7:53 pm 

    Sorry mak, I did it. Don’t blame Davy he is probably in bed

  30. ID theft on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 7:55 pm 

    makati1 on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 7:43 pm

  31. makati1 on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 7:58 pm 

    Well, back on topic. Go Trump 2020!

  32. JuanP on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 9:11 pm 

    Look Davy, how many times do I have to apologize to you for coming in your mouth. Time to move on girl.

  33. Davy on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 9:17 pm 

    Go fuck youself juan. I spit you’re splooge out. I hate you real bad you son of a cunt.

  34. Davy on Sat, 21st Sep 2019 11:09 pm 

    “Well, back on topic. Go Trump 2020!”

    Lets make amurika grate agin.

    Wooo wooo!


  35. Chrome Mags on Sun, 22nd Sep 2019 2:26 am 

    “expert” prediction number 42, the one that says that if we don’t immediately convert to socialism and allow Alexandria Ocasio-Crazy to control and organize our lives, the planet will become uninhabitable.”

    Is that really prediction #42?

    People do realize that the word socialism is being replaced by right wing politicians as the word that use to be used, communism.

    No, sharing wealth to some extent is not communism. We are not going to buy into getting rid of social security and Medicare to provide another tax cut for the super wealthy. The wealth divide has gotten big enough, stop.

  36. makati1 on Sun, 22nd Sep 2019 3:49 am 

    chrome, if I were able, all billionaires would be transported to the South Pole and dropped off, in the nude, with a Bowie knife for each and one ticket out hidden in a difficult location they would heave to fight to get to. I would pay to watch that knife fight. No one would survive the first hour. Problem solved.

    I guess it is a good thing they only have AOC to worry about, and she cannot run for prez for another five years (age requirement). Post Trump? Assuming there is anything left of the US by then, I could see that happening.

  37. REAL Green on Sun, 22nd Sep 2019 7:31 am 

    “Concentrated Solar Power can only exist in deserts and use too much water” energy skeptic

    “Concentrated Solar Power plants can only be built in desert regions with huge amounts of direct sunlight. But these are usually the most water scarce regions in the nation and nearly all of them are in the deserts of Arizona, California, and Nevada. CSP requires water in construction, the steam cycle, process cooling, and cleaning of solar collectors or mirrors. If the grid were ever to become 100% renewable, CSP would play a key role, because it can be built with thermal storage to keep the grid up long after the sun goes down. However, only one CSP plant of 39 has thermal storage, so this probably won’t happen. And at a billion dollars per plant not many more are likely to be built either (i.e. the 392 MW Ivanpah cost $2.2 billion on 3,600 acres). At $7,100/kW per CSP plant, it’s much cheaper to build natural gas ($1,100), Solar PV ($2,900), or coal ($3,600) electricity generating facilities. No wonder only 0.03% of electricity is generated using CSP. Yet CSP in a fossil-free world will be essential to generate the very high heat needed in manufacturing, much of it steam heat which requires enormous amounts of water. The only other source of non-fossil, renewable high heat is charcoal from wood. The following industries need heat up to 3275 F, and electricity”

  38. REAL Green on Sun, 22nd Sep 2019 7:32 am 

    “For the Sake of Life on Earth, We Must Put a Limit on Wealth” resiliance
    “A series of research papers shows that income is by far the most important determinant of environmental impact. It doesn’t matter how green you think you are; if you have surplus money, you spend it. The only form of consumption that’s clearly and positively correlated with good environmental intentions is diet: people who see themselves as green tend to eat less meat and more organic vegetables. But attitudes have little bearing on the amount of transport fuel, home energy and other materials you consume. Money conquers all…There’s a name for this approach, coined by the Belgian philosopher Ingrid Robeyns: limitarianism. Robeyns argues that there should be an upper limit to the amount of income and wealth a person can amass. Just as we recognize a poverty line, below which no one should fall, we should recognize a riches line, above which no one should rise. This call for a levelling down is perhaps the most blasphemous idea in contemporary discourse. But her arguments are sound. Surplus money allows some people to exercise inordinate power over others: in the workplace; in politics; and above all in the capture, use and destruction of the planet’s natural wealth. If everyone is to flourish, we cannot afford the rich. Nor can we afford our own aspirations, which the culture of wealth maximization encourages. The grim truth is that the rich are able to live as they do only because others are poor: there is neither the physical nor ecological space for everyone to pursue private luxury. Instead we should strive for private sufficiency, public luxury. Life on Earth depends on moderation.”

  39. REAL Green on Sun, 22nd Sep 2019 7:33 am 

    I would caution anyone who thinks we can solve the worlds problems on the backs of the rich. First there is not enough rich to matter. They may be energy hogs but there are so few rich in relation to the rest of the economy that their extra energy use is not that great. Their wealth is significantly digital and therefor ephemeral. In a collapse situation much of their wealth would vanish. Much of their toys would not operate. We also have to consider the economic impact of rich in the overall economy. If you want to have more equitable economics with less of a footprint you must be very careful how you impact the economy. A drastic change could actually make the economy overall less affluent. It is true many rich are part of the parasitic class of FIRE and sports and celebs. Yet, many rich are very successful and have taken risks and should be rewarded.

    As the modern economy concentrates knowledge there is going to be divergence. This is another macro area that should be addressed. We have regions that have wealth concentrating and this becomes unfair at a certain point. Limitarianism is a new branch of thinking on redistribution. This subject is important going forward both from a social standpoint both within an economy and globally. It also should be addressed at the individual level. Individually we should have an upper limit of wealth accumulation. The problem with this will be loopholes and corruption but this is always the case. No way to get around the ingenuity of human nature. The wealthy can hire an army of consultants so this should be limited. The very wealthy especially those who gain wealth in the financial side of the economy need to be limited. Sports and the entertainment industry likewise need to be limited. These are industries that do not contribute to sustainability or resilience after a point.

    On the regional level there needs to be limits but this is harder to control. A wealthy region is generally a productive region. The problem becomes once this region entrenches its wealth and privilege. Redistribution and limits are needed but harder to assess. This is currently being done at the federal level but increasingly it is falling short because of the nature of the modern economy. Money concentrates and with-it power and privilege so we are seeing entrenchment as affluence stalls. At the international level redistribution is even becoming harder especially as limits are reached to affluence. Affluence is under pressure everywhere. In a time of a shrinking economic pie less redistribution will be possible. Poor nations are getting poorer for many reasons’ redistribution will not solve. Overpopulation is overshoot making policies difficult to implement unless the underlying problem is addressed.

  40. REAL Green on Sun, 22nd Sep 2019 7:34 am 

    This is where some REAL Green might be of use. REAL Green is local based and decline based. A macro REAL Green look at the systematics of the global economy calls for a holistic approach to Limitarianism and planetary health. Let’s Place an upper limit on wealth but lets also move more people local with less affluence. These people moved to the less affluence of localism must be protected from the competitive condition of the wealthy and privileged individuals, regions, and nations. This needs to be incorporated with intermittency of renewables. Take people to localism. Give them security of medical and income. Provide them with energy but require them to live with intermittency. Have them focus on low carbon solar energy harvesting and gathering. Gardening and more animal husbandry is needed. More animal power which is plenty fine for a localized life.

    While I call this less affluence in reality that is only in relation to a modern definition. The reality is spiritually and materially affluence can be relatively greater if we consider health and wellbeing. Consumerism and leisure can be adapted locally and with less of a footprint to offer more spiritual satisfaction. On the other end of the equation is the relatively richer individuals, regions, and nations. If we are going to maintain a modern way of life and attempt to avoid a cascading collapse then we will need a modern knowledge and producer class. There are aspects of production that are only efficient at the global level. Higher Knowledge can only be maintained with affluence and concentration of wealth and energy. The key is determining what and where. So, going forward REAL Green says we need a two-tier society. One that goes into a localism of less but with ample material and spiritual satisfaction protected from the competitive destructive nature of market-based capitalism. We then need a highly educated and productive class who produce those items that can only be produced at this level. These products and people are essential for maintaining modernity.

    REAL Green acknowledges this is likely beyond our human capacity especially since market-based capitalism with its individualistic liberal democracy is not up to the task of controlling people. Yet, it is still important we offer this theoretical solution as a benchmark for current policies. Lets be clear on what will work and what won’t. Unfortunately, we have control that is becoming more nefarious and Orwellian. This combined localism/globalism requires sacrifice at both ends but what we see now is nobody wants to sacrifice. REAL Green then says go local anyway and harness this global engine to improve your local. The fact that our current arrangement can’t change means it is now the case more than ever to find a strong local and invest in it. Leverage the power of globalism for your local. Use it to leave it.

  41. Troll that bitch on Sun, 22nd Sep 2019 7:35 am 

    JuanP aultard have fun looking like a lunatic

  42. REAL Green on Sun, 22nd Sep 2019 7:42 am 

    Oops, sorry for the off topic copy and paste and redundent word salads everyone. I was feeling frisky this morning.

  43. Phitio on Mon, 23rd Sep 2019 6:48 am 

    Aw, please… There are doomsayers in all the spectrum of human activities.

    Cherry picking this or that is a toughstopper used just to avoid seeing the floodings that more ofthen than not are ravaging the coast, the wildfires that are spreading in Amazon, or in the tundra, ignore the weather patterns that are becoming more and more unpredictable, ingore the glaciers that are unquestionably collapsing…

    Please, don’t make a shame of yourself thinking that dumping our waste gas in the atmosphere like we are doing, is something healty that will not have consequencies.

    Simply put, the doomsayers are fond of imagining abrupt and cruel disasters, while the naysayers are fond of continuing using the environment like a trash can, denying every slighties responsability for the sake of quiet living…

    The problem here is that changes in climate are slow, somewhat erratic, but steady and have a trend, and you have to put things in perspective to be aware of this change.

    Nonetheless, another problem in climate change awareness is that the very same environmentalist does not live their claims, continuing using planes, drive cars and all the rest and maybe asking somoene else to be sober and pay the costs of cleaning the mess…

    This does not change the the problem, but adds to it, because removes credibility to the subject.

    Also, the agenda pushed till now to tackle these issues have been nothing more than remove money from citizens to divert such money to government spendings that are guided to panels not subject to controls.
    This also removes credibility.

    But it also is a fact that clemate change is real. And it is also a fact that the enviromental movement will fail its purpose.

    IMHO the climate change only useful approach is from individual collective initiative, nothing else. And, obviously, having more education.

    Have a nice day.


    Remember: you can ignore climate change, but climate change will not ignore you.

  44. Heineken on Tue, 24th Sep 2019 5:06 am 

    How can the prediction of a new ice age by 2070 be wrong if it won’t be 2070 for fifty more years?

  45. Cloggie on Tue, 24th Sep 2019 6:07 am 

    Stagnation, what stagnation?

    “UK Offshore Wind Prices Reach New Record Low In Latest CfD Auction”

  46. Cloggie on Tue, 24th Sep 2019 6:18 am 

    UK 6 GW offshore wind auction.

    No doubt installed mostly by continental European companies, the successors of Exxon, BP, Shell.

  47. Dredd on Tue, 24th Sep 2019 11:50 am 

    Dear not so bright bart, the climate experts at ExxonMobile said, in a center piece ad in Life Magazine, that their products were melting Greenland (Humble Oil-Qaeda).

    They were spot on.

    They still are (Seaports With Sea Level Change – 6).

  48. Dredd on Wed, 25th Sep 2019 8:26 am 

    Climate deniers have predicted each year that there is no climate change.

    They are wrong every day they say that.

    Millions of incorrect predictions.

  49. Green People's Media on Thu, 26th Sep 2019 12:31 am 

    These comment sections on this site are truly toxic.

    Best left unread.

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