Rolling Stone magazine recently put out an article claiming climate change ushered in the era of COVID. This is absolutely not the case. Common sense tells you that diseases like the common cold, flu, and COVID-19 are worse during dry winter months. The second spike of COVID even occurred during the winter!

Andy Singer is the Digital Media Manager at The Heartland Institute and the host of Climate Realism videos.


    • That expectation would hold true if the only variable was temperature. However, we do not need to analyze the data since we have a long history of evidence supporting the fact that cold, dry weather increases the incidence of viral infesction. That’s why we (in the northern hemisphere) call Nov-Mar “cold and flu season”. Therefore, his statement, not assumption, is indeed correct.


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