Some scientists are saying that we have entered the sixth phase of mass extinction of animal species, the biggest since the dinosaur days. They add that this sixth extinction is likely–due to climate change, etc.–to also take out the human race.
For the original scientific article, go here. Notice: One of the authors is Paul R. Ehrlich, author of The Population Bomb, which in 1968 predicted global apocalypse by 1995. (For a list of his failed predictions see this. See also The Bet, a book on Ehrlich’s environmental apocalyptic warnings vs. free market optimism.) [Read more...]