Environmentalist Hoaxer who said Billions Would Die in 70s Famines, Warns We’ll Have to Eat Our Dead


Yes, yes. Sure we’ll have to eat our dead. Fortunately we still have plenty of corpses left over from the 70s when most of the planet starved to death… according to Paul Ehrlich.

“The battle to feed all of humanity is over. In the 1970s hundreds of millions of people will starve to death in spite of any crash programs embarked upon now. At this late date nothing can prevent a substantial increase in the world death rate,” he said. He predicted four billion deaths, including 65 million Americans.”

I’m being told that despite the consensus of 97 percent of scientists… this did not actually happen.

“By the year 2000 the United Kingdom will be simply a small group of impoverished islands, inhabited by some 70 million hungry people … If I were a gambler, I would take even money that England will not exist in the year 2000.”

Again, despite the 97 percent consensus, it appears that England still exists. Also most of its population has not starved to death.

But don’t worry. Good times are coming. According to Paul, we’ll all have to eat our dead. Yes, that includes you.

Ehrlich, a Stanford University biologist famous for his widely debunked book “The Population Bomb,” doubled down on his fear-mongering with HuffPost Live. Ehrlich blamed Republicans and the media for failing to take action.

He accused “every state legislature” of waging a “war on women” and a “war on the environment.” Ehrlich viciously attacked pro-life Americans, somehow accusing them of “trying to kill women by making abortion illegal.” Instead, he called for “backup abortions” for any woman who’s birth control failed, in an attempt to control “breeding,” as he put it.

Ehrlich told Zepps humans must soon begin contemplating “eat[ing] the bodies of your dead” after resources are depleted.

That’s it. Either we’ll mandate abortions or have to eat corpses. Quickly rush to the store and buy as much as you can. By tomorrow there may be nothing left to eat except corpses.

Stop doubting. 97 percent of scientists agree that we’ll all have to eat Fair Trade organic corpses. Anyone who doesn’t believe that is a Creationist lunatic who hates science.

Alternatively, environmentalism is a doomsday cult that claims to be a science. Its leading figures are complete lunatics who make ridiculous predictions to push a political ideology.

  • cxt

    Unreal……..the other thing/s that jumps out is that Lefties never have to explain or account for their wacko theories……no matter how wrong they turn out to be.

    They also never learn from their mistakes……perhaps because they never admit to having made any. ;)

  • Joshua Thirteen

    97 percent consensus? That is a complete fabrication you pulled out of your ass (or some bloggers ass). Cite any reputable source that 97 percent (or even 9.7 %) of scientists in related fields agreed with this prediction. Utter bs designed to discredit scientists so you can go on denying climate change

    • liz

      Nobody denies climate change. It’s blaming humans for it that some of us have a problem with. And “complete fabrications” like Erlichs, which he pulled out of HIS ass.

  • Habbgun

    Soylent Green is people. Its people!!. If we don’t eat corpes there is no Soylent Green. Without Soylent Green you lose a key ingredient in some really good souffles.

    How about Soylent Green stew? Its really good and a staple on the food network. No corpses, no Soylent Green.

    How about that really nice, light Soylent Green sandwich that Rachel Ray invented. No corpses? Forget the sandwich.

    If you really want to get creative try a Soylent Green gumbo with blackened Cajun style Soylent Green. Again no corpse, you just a really nice food option.

    • De Doc

      Shoot! You beat me to the punch with the soy lent green reference.

  • tagalog

    Well, we can be pretty sure that -spoiler alert!- Paul Ehrlich has seen the movie Soylent Green.

  • DogmaelJones1

    The survivors of Ehrlich’s apocalypse will have to compete with the zombie dead, who will also resent being eaten by the living whom the zombies want to eat. It’s going to be a spectacular conflict, worthy of another CGI masterpiece and the employment of countless extras to play zombies or ravenous cannibals. I nominate Ehrlich to play a zombie, an ex-Stanford U. professor. Actually, the hit series, “The Walking Dead,” has more or less departed from zombie fighting in its new season to the gang now having to fight cannibals who run Terminus, the so-called safe haven for anyone who survived the herds of zombies. The show could also hire Nancy Pelosi and her plastic face, and Harry Reid, who drools when attacking the Koch Brothers and anyone else who doesn’t donate to his Super PAC.

    • CurmudJohn

      We already have heard that DOD has a contingency for some sort of Zombie apocalypse!

  • truebearing

    I can hear the Looney Tunes theme…

    Genius that he isn’t, Ehrlich forgot about the eco-ethos. The bodies will have to be organic, grass fed, with no ingestion of steroids, hormones, or antibiotics. That kind of Grade A corpse may be hard to find, and even harder to find will be someone qualified to certify the meat.

    Then there are the vegans. What will the poor dears eat? Hey…wait a minute. Vegans are grass fed with no fillers, additives, hormones, steroids, or antibiotics added…I finally see a use for the self-righteous little creeps.

    Oh, the humanity…for supper again?

  • truebearing

    So you’re conceding that Ehrlich and his Chicken Little Club did make ridiculous and wildly inaccurate predictions about overpopulation and the impending deaths of billions due to starvation. You just won’t accept how many of the “settled” scientists were playing follow the idiot.

    You define a “reputable source” as someone who agrees with your lies and hysteria, therefore, it is impossible to cite you a reliable source because your definition precludes reliability. See how that works?

    • CurmudJohn

      As we watch with dismay the utter failure of the “scientific method” (tr.: un-falsifiable BS) in the social sciences as evidenced by all the chaos in big government social programs, how can we rationally put much faith in the so-called physical sciences?

  • guest

    To make one bad prediction is one thing. But to keep making the same bad prediction over and over is something entirely different.

    This guy isn’t predicting millions will die,
    he’s wishing for it.

    It’s too generous to laugh him off as a crank.

  • Toni_Pereira

    Cormac MacCarthy had the same vision on “The Road” but unlike that moron he knows that it’s all fiction.

  • CurmudJohn

    Well he was close on the number of Americans, only they didn’t starve. We brutally ripped them from their mothers’ wombs before they had a chance to starve!

  • NonPCconservative

    I was forced to read this idiot’s tripe in high school and I found it to be ridiculously alarmist BS even then. I am sick of the leftist media still paying attention to somebody who is so discredited.

  • liz

    Maybe it’s a good thing this guy crawled back out from under his rock.
    What an embarrasment to the “scientific consensus”.

  • SoCalMike

    If Paul Ehrlich had a sense of decency, he would get a job flipping burgers.
    There must be so much money floating around in the massive hive of education mediocrity that even parasites with a track record like his not only don’t have to retire or be forced out, but his colleagues could care less about the stain falsity his work represents.


      I don’t think Paul Ehrlich could be trusted to wash his hands after using the bathroom.

  • pete

    i’m smelling a sitcom: crappy people in crappy clothes complain to each other on brick sized (yet portable) telephones about how hungry they are and how hard it is to find something to eat -That 70s Famine – although they are plenty thankful that, due to evolution, they no longer have to sort thru several cubic yards of soil simply to find some tasty and nutritious, but easily digestible rocks and pebbles.

  • Daniel Greenfield

    it’s mockery

    the climate changes every day and the apocalypse ain’t coming