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Vulnerable populations

Alarmists often claim particular human population groups are more vulnerable to global warming than others. People in poverty-stricken Third World nations are often the groups so identified. In reality, the modest recent increase in global temperatures has ushered in record crop yields and other climate benefits in Third World nations and the world as a whole. Also, access to affordable electricity would improve human living standards in Third World nations far more than expensive, low-emissions wind and solar power. Vulnerable populations are the greatest beneficiaries of conventional energy and the Earth’s modest, recent warming.

No, CBS News, Drought in Somalia is Not Being Driven by Climate Change

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CBS News recently published a news report claiming climate change is resulting in Somali children dying from starvation. The link between climate change and Somali children starving is false. Somalia’s present drought is not...

No, Politico Europe, Vladimir Putin Is Not Making Europe “Green”

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As war continues in Ukraine, Politico Europe names Russian President Vladimir Putin as their number one leader in the green energy movement. As Climate Realism has previously discussed (here, here, and here, for instance)...

Correct, The Epoch Times, Eating Bugs is Not Necessary or Desirable

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A recent article in The Epoch Times discusses the fact that Australian schools are putting insect powder in children’s chips to encourage more “eco-friendly” eating habits in their populace. Although eating insects may be...

Sorry, Time, Crop Production Is Growing Due to Climate Change, Not Declining

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A recent story in Time magazine links the world’s current food supply chain crisis to climate change. This is false. Although crop production is down at the present and supplies are constrained, other factors...

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....

Breitbart is Right, Organic Farming Makes the Food Crisis Worse

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In a recent Breitbart article covering part of the World Economic Forum conference at Davos, the writer points out that switching to organic farming would not solve the world’s current food crisis. This is...

Sorry, AZ Central, Climate Change is NOT Causing Animal-Human Disease Transmission

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A recent article on AZ Central claims that climate change will be responsible for future animal-transmitted pandemics, and that mitigating alleged man-made warming will alleviate some of the risk. This is false, climate change...

No, Time Magazine, Climate Change is Not Worsening Drought

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A recent Time magazine article says human-caused climate change is increasing the severity and number of droughts around the world. These claims are false. Drought tracking data show no meaningful trend in severity or...

Time Mag is Wrong, Climate Change Will Not Make Food Scarce

A Time Magazine article ascribes the potential for a major food crisis to two sources: the war in Ukraine and climate change. Concerning the latter claim, Time is simply wrong. While the war in...

Hijacked Earth Day Promotes Climate Falsehood and Poverty

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Guest Post by Vijay Jayaraj Earth Day could be an event for people to pause and take note of the value of ecological health. However, the day has been hijacked by radical environmentalists and policy...