Health impacts

Cold temperatures kill far more people, and impose far more human misery, than hot temperatures. Colder temperatures, rather than warmer temperatures, make the net impact of diseases and viruses worse, scientific evidence shows. Carbo dioxide is a colorless, odorless gas that is essential to life on Earth and not harmful to human health. On the other hand, people who live near wind turbines frequently report negative health impacts including headaches, sleep disturbance, and cognitive impairment.

Wrong, Mainstream Media, Climate Change is Not Causing PTSD

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A Google search for ‘climate change’ brought up a variety of articles from mainstream news sources, including The Hill and The Conversation, reporting on research that claims climate change has caused an increase in...

Winter’s Risks Increased By Unaffordable Heating Prices

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Guest post by Vijay Jayaraj Spare a thought for millions who will be living through an uncertain winter due to unaffordable heating prices. The situation is worse this year because of the energy crisis in...

Wrong, BBC, Global Human Health Outcomes Are Improving As Climate Changes

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The BBC is among several mainstream media outlets, like USA Today, hyping a report which claims human health is suffering due to climate change. This is false. Data shows premature deaths related to temperatures,...

Sorry, New York Times, Data Refutes the U.N.’s Warning That Insufficient Climate Action Is...

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The New York Times (NYT) reported on a speech made by United Nations Secretary General António Guterres, in which he claimed that the world is committing suicide if there is no collective action on...

CNN Hypes False Dengue Fever Claims, Putting Climate Fears Ahead of Facts, Again

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CNN published a story claiming climate change is causing the mosquito borne disease dengue fever to spread. This is false. As CNN’s own story notes, dengue bearing mosquitos are already endemic to the countries...

Wrong, U.N. and Bloomberg, Climate Change Is Not Making Weather or Immigration Worse

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A Bloomberg News story reports U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called on developed countries to transfer green technologies to developing countries because rich nations have caused catastrophic climate change, imposing costs on poorer nations....

COVID/Climate Merging: Modeling study claims: ‘Climate Change Will Make Pandemics Like COVID More Likely’

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Guest Post from Climate Depot Editor’s Note: Multiple mainstream media outlets, for example,  U.S. News & World Report, The Atlantic, and Forbes, have recently published articles tying climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic together; claiming that viruses and pandemics may...

Sorry, U.S. News & World Report, Plant Growth Is Good, Not a Climate Harm

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On Monday, U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) became the latest corporate media outlet to run a seasonal story saying climate change is making life harder for allergy sufferers. This is likely true, but...

Climate Facts Unwelcome at Wellcome, Climate Change Benefitting Not Harming Health

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The London-based charitable foundation, Wellcome, published a report claiming climate change poses a global public health threat. This is false. Contrary to the Wellcome’s report, data show deaths related to extreme weather events and...

Relax, Wisconsin Public Radio, Climate Change Isn’t Making Human Health Worse

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A story run by Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) today claims climate change poses a threat to human health. Disease and mortality data show this is false. During the recent period of modest warming, deaths...