Science | Doomsday predictions in UN environment report fall flat
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 5/09/19, 02:55 pm
A 1,000-page report from a United Nations panel made the dire claim this week that more than 1 million of Earth’s species face extinction in the next several decades. The predictions by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) may obscure the real work needed to protect creation and the good news about the environment.