Mortality

Cold temperatures kill far more people, and impose far more human misery, than hot temperatures. Mortality statistics in the United States and throughout the world show far more people die during the cold winter months than during the hot summer months. Also, mortality data show colder-than-ideal temperatures kill nearly 20 times more people globally than warmer-than-ideal temperatures – amounting to 4 million people each year dying from colder-than-ideal temperatures.

Media Misrepresents Study Showing Cold Related Deaths Outnumber Heat Related Deaths Ten-to-One

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A news release sent to media yesterday via the science press channel known as Eurekalert has been getting coverage, but not for the right reason. Eurekalert’s release, titled “5 million deaths a year caused...

No, GQ, Global Warming Has Not Launched Biblical End Times or the Antichrist

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GQ magazine has asserted a host of climate lies as an excuse to publish an article titled, “The Climate Crisis Isn’t Coming, It’s Already Here.” The article presents the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse...

Sorry, Google, Global Warming Is Saving Workers, Not Killing Them

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At the top of Google News search results today for “climate change,” Google is promoting a slate of media articles hyping a paper by the activist Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) claiming that global...

Alarmist Study Claims More Heat Deaths, Ignores Greater Number of Cold Deaths

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CNN, the Washington Post, and other media outlets are touting an alarmist paper claiming the number of days with high heat and humidity has doubled since 1979 in some parts of the world, causing...

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...

No, Climate Change Does Not Cause Cancer

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Among the top articles in a May 19 Google News search for “climate change” were a slew of articles claiming climate change causes cancer. CNBC and several other major news outlets published the claims,...

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...

Media Champions College Staffers Urging Fake ‘Climate’ Death Certificates

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Five college employees in Australia published a letter in the medical journal Lancet demanding medical doctors list climate factors like heat more often as a person’s cause of death. The authors observed that death...

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....

No, Google, Climate Change Is Not Killing Americans, It Is Saving Them

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At the top of Google News searches this morning for “climate change” is an article titled, “Climate Change Is Killing Americans. Health Departments Aren’t Equipped to Respond.” The article, published by Columbia Journalism Investigations...