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.

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,...

That’s Right, Wall Street Journal, Deaths Related to Temperatures Are Declining

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The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published an article reporting that in the lead up to the 27th Conference of the Parties to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 27) in Egypt, climate...

No, USA Today, Heat Waves Are Not the “Top Weather-Related Killer”

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A story in the September 12 edition of USA Today, titled “California becomes first US state to begin ranking extreme heat wave events,” erroneously claimed that excessive heat is the top weather-related killer in...

Sorry, New York Times and Nature Climate Change, Climate Change Likely To Result in...

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Recently, there have been a number of media stories claiming modest global warming has caused more than a third of heat related death around the world between 1991 and 2018. These stories all reference a...

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, 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,...

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...

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...

After 100 years of climate change, ‘climate related deaths’ approach zero

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New data shows the global climate-related death risk has dropped by over 99% since 1920. Despite the near constant caterwauling from climate alarmists that we are in a "climate emergency", real-world data, released at the...

Climate Related Deaths Are 99% Lower Than 1920

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It's no secret that the media overhypes climate change. This leads some to believe that more and more people are dying of climate related deaths every year. This is simply not the case. In...