Extreme heat

Warm or hot temperatures are far less deadly than cold temperatures. Also, the lion’s share of warming that has occurred has impacted morning low temperatures rather than afternoon high temperatures, and cold winter months rather than hot summer months.

Overheated Claims on Temperature Records

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Now that the excitement over the news that 2017 was one of the hottest years on record have died down, it is time for a sober second thought. Did the January 18 announcements by...

Misleading Headline Aside, Market Watch Reveals Some Wildfire Truths

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Market Watch published a story implying climate change is causing earlier, more intense wildfires in the desert Southwest. The story provides no evidence that climate change responsible for earlier, particularly severe, wildfires, because such...

Talking California Blackouts on The Heartland Institute’s ‘In the Tank’ Podcast

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In episode 257 of The Heartland Institute's "In the Tank Podcast," the guys opened the hour-long show talking about the Democratic National Convention, but spent most of the podcast (at about the 25-minute mark)...

Idaho Statesman Hypes Climate Alarm Over Facts Concerning Temperatures and Precipitation in Idaho

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A recent article in the Idaho Statesman claims climate change has led to a dramatic increase in temperatures and a decline in precipitation. Neither claim is accurate. Data show Idaho was as hot or...

Sorry, Mainstream Media, Climate Change Is Not Responsible for the Recent Heatwave

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As a Google News search of the term “climate change,” shows, the mainstream media is abuzz with claims made by a group of researchers that human-caused climate change was the cause of the recent...

Media hype small death toll from Europe heat, ignore many more cold deaths

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European heatwave masks higher death toll from cold temperatures.

Checking the Science Focus ‘Reality Check’ – Ignoring UHI is Foolish

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A recent article "Reality Check: Are the hottest cities in the world becoming uninhabitable thanks to climate change?" By Dann Mitchell, a professor of climate science at the University of Bristol tries to blame...