Scientists accused of scaremongering, ‘overheated claims’ with warning to humanity

“It concerns me that the message from science is this doom-and-gloom scenario that just turns off about 75 per cent of people,” said Erle Ellis, an associate professor of geography and environmental systems at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

“There’s a small percentage that loves the crisis narrative, and they just repeat it over and over to each other.”​