A reasonable write up in Wired.com on a really really good example of really really bad “science”. It’s published in a derivative of a top tier journal, Nature Climate Change (the main journal being Nature). RPF is rolling over in his grave.
If you’re an environmentalist, I think the biggest thing that you should be worried about is not whether people recycle or not. No, it’s the deplorable state of the stuff that passes as science in your field.