IF | Sustainable action is undermined by false science

There is a growing list of examples. Things that we “know” to be true that – just maybe – aren’t true at all. These include (but are not restricted to) such articles of faith as:

  • polar bears are in imminent danger of extinction because of climate change;
  • we are in the middle of a sixth mass extinction;
  • eating meat is one of the biggest problems because of methane emissions; and
  • intensive agriculture is the problem and variations on organic farming the solution (supported by the “fact” that there are only 100 harvests before soil erosion wipes out our ability to grow food).

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