Over the past few decades there have been predictions that by year XXXX there will be such and such consequences if we don’t take drastic measures. The newest one is that if we don’t take drastic measures there will be essentially no turning back:
“The world’s leading climate scientists have warned there is only a dozen years for global warming to be kept to a maximum of 1.5C, beyond which even half a degree will significantly worsen the risks of drought, floods, extreme heat and poverty for hundreds of millions of people.”
There have been other predictions in the past as well. Here is an article talking about predictions Al Gore got wrong:
I know that there are others here who are more knowledgeable about this than me and I was looking to get input from others here on what other predictions made decades ago have now been proven false and what are your thoughts on this most recent one?