Cheer Up, Earth Day Is Just Around The Corner

by Steven F. Hayward

Which means it’s time for my annual Index of Leading Environmental Indicators (11th edition), which analyzes where and why we are making substantial environmental progress. Of special note this year is new data out of China, which shows that China’s shockingly high pollution levels have peaked and started to decline, just as economists predict would happen with economic growth and technological advance.

Now back to doom and gloom.