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And They Think Global Warming Is Bad?
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I know we "Regulars" here know the score, but this is for any passing through.  S5

Global Warming Is Not Your Enemy

Quote:NEW STUDY: COLD-WEATHER ACCOUNTS FOR 94% OF TEMPERATURE-RELATED DEATHS

A new study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago reveals that it is the COLD which should concern us, not the heat.

The study’s summary/abstract opens by dutifully laying out the AGW Party line (well how else would it have gotten published in the journal Environmental Research), but then attaches the hard-facts at the end:

“With the number of extreme weather days rising around the globe in recent years due to global warming, it is no surprise that there has been an upward trend in hospital visits and admissions for injuries caused by high heat over the last several years. But cold temperatures are responsible for almost all temperature-related deaths.”

According to the new study, which looked at hospital visits in Illinois between 2011 and 2018: “the crude annual inpatient admission incidence rate was more than four-fold higher for cold injuries compared to heat injuries (10.2 vs 2.4 per 100,000 people),” and, crucially, patients who died because of cold temperatures were responsible for 94% of temperature-related deaths.

The paper, in its desperate attempt to get published, crowbars in the claim that: “With the decrease in the number of cold weather days over the last several decades, we still see more deaths due to cold weather as opposed to hot weather.” However, this assertion isn’t backed up by any facts — in fact, when the researchers looked at inpatient and outpatient heat- and cold-related injuries that required a hospital visit, they identified 23,834 cold-related cases and 24,233 heat-related cases –so roughly 50-50– and among these patients, there were 1,935 cold-related deaths and just 70 heat-related deaths.

We humans have become obsessed with demonizing heat, but this stance makes no sense: history shows us periods of warmth should be embraced for they have brought-about the expansion of every great empire of the past, and have unquestionably assisted in our own modern technical advancements. EVERY great civilization has risen and thrived during times of consistent warmth; it is the times of COLD which have been the catalyst for ancient political turmoils and an eventual societal collapse:


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#2
You know what JohnL? Their new theory is that ancient civilisations already modified the climate.

It's of course impossble. But it's also incontradition with their ideology: If we modified our way of life and stop burning fossile fuels and start living as the ancient civilisation did, we would still modify the climate. It means the carbon tax would be useless.
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(08-19-2020, 12:21 PM)John L Wrote: I know we "Regulars" here know the score, but this is for any passing through.   

Global Warming Is Not Your Enemy
S5
Quote:NEW STUDY: COLD-WEATHER ACCOUNTS FOR 94% OF TEMPERATURE-RELATED DEATHS

A new study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago reveals that it is the COLD which should concern us, not the heat.

The study’s summary/abstract opens by dutifully laying out the AGW Party line (well how else would it have gotten published in the journal Environmental Research), but then attaches the hard-facts at the end:

“With the number of extreme weather days rising around the globe in recent years due to global warming, it is no surprise that there has been an upward trend in hospital visits and admissions for injuries caused by high heat over the last several years. But cold temperatures are responsible for almost all temperature-related deaths.”

According to the new study, which looked at hospital visits in Illinois between 2011 and 2018: “the crude annual inpatient admission incidence rate was more than four-fold higher for cold injuries compared to heat injuries (10.2 vs 2.4 per 100,000 people),” and, crucially, patients who died because of cold temperatures were responsible for 94% of temperature-related deaths.

The paper, in its desperate attempt to get published, crowbars in the claim that: “With the decrease in the number of cold weather days over the last several decades, we still see more deaths due to cold weather as opposed to hot weather.” However, this assertion isn’t backed up by any facts — in fact, when the researchers looked at inpatient and outpatient heat- and cold-related injuries that required a hospital visit, they identified 23,834 cold-related cases and 24,233 heat-related cases –so roughly 50-50– and among these patients, there were 1,935 cold-related deaths and just 70 heat-related deaths.

We humans have become obsessed with demonizing heat, but this stance makes no sense: history shows us periods of warmth should be embraced for they have brought-about the expansion of every great empire of the past, and have unquestionably assisted in our own modern technical advancements. EVERY great civilization has risen and thrived during times of consistent warmth; it is the times of COLD which have been the catalyst for ancient political turmoils and an eventual societal collapse:


[Image: gisp2-projection.jpg?ssl=1]

The few who care to think beyond some ideological constraint, will see the evidence you posted clearly, but alas that would mostly be people who are NOT leftists, the very people who push the absurd chicken little crap.
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https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/afywb-6-p...hL7WrSjHM8

Nicolas Kokel Wrote:Put in a different way, if mankind were to make a gigantic bonfire and burn all the plants and trees in one go, it would add only about 70 ppm of CO2 to the atmosphere and the total atmospheric CO2 would become about 480 ppm.

The ice cores drilled at Vostok Station in Antarctica indicate that at the height of the last major glaciation event, 18,000 years ago, CO2 dropped to roughly 180 ppm (left lower peak on the graph here below). This is only 30 ppm above the level of starvation for most plant species, which is 150 ppm.
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