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So Global warming is a good thing - Pompeo

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Stopsignhank

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CDC Climate Change

Climate change threatens human health and well-being in many ways. Learn what CDC is doing to prevent and adapt to the health effects of climate change.

The environmental consequences of climate change are happening now and are expected to increase in the future. Some of these changes will likely include:

  • heat waves,
  • heavy precipitation events and flooding,
  • droughts,
  • more intense hurricanes and storms,
  • sea level rise, and
  • air pollution.

Climate change, together with other natural and human-made health stressors, influences human health and disease in numerous ways. Some existing health threats will intensify and new health threats will emerge
 

nOOky

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It is a good thing. Fewer people die in warmer temps than in colder ones.
For sure, and it's much better for the homeless to reside in warmer locations. It takes less energy to heat the shelters, they don't need as many socks and blankets, it's generally a win/win.
 

Commodus

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Of course not. Fewer people die when it is warmer. Cold weather kills the particularly vulnerable, children, the sick and the aged.
I really hope you're kidding about embracing global warming, because if so... egads, that's just stupid.

You do realize what global warming is doing and will do, right? That it leads to flooding, increasingly severe weather patterns and ecosystem failures? It's not worth destroying millions of homes just so that you can wear a lighter jacket in January.
 

hal2kilo

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CDC Climate Change

Climate change threatens human health and well-being in many ways. Learn what CDC is doing to prevent and adapt to the health effects of climate change.

The environmental consequences of climate change are happening now and are expected to increase in the future. Some of these changes will likely include:

  • heat waves,
  • heavy precipitation events and flooding,
  • droughts,
  • more intense hurricanes and storms,
  • sea level rise, and
  • air pollution.

Climate change, together with other natural and human-made health stressors, influences human health and disease in numerous ways. Some existing health threats will intensify and new health threats will emerge
Apparently the house cleaning by the Donald in not complete. That's just swamp fake news. Trump will fix it by getting rid of those people who put out those fake news reports.
 

dphantom

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CDC Climate Change

Climate change threatens human health and well-being in many ways. Learn what CDC is doing to prevent and adapt to the health effects of climate change.

The environmental consequences of climate change are happening now and are expected to increase in the future. Some of these changes will likely include:

  • heat waves,
  • heavy precipitation events and flooding,
  • droughts,
  • more intense hurricanes and storms,
  • sea level rise, and
  • air pollution.

Climate change, together with other natural and human-made health stressors, influences human health and disease in numerous ways. Some existing health threats will intensify and new health threats will emerge
Which has nothing to do with heat vs cold related deaths.
The below does directly from the cited report.
Conclusions
Based on information from death
certificates, 10,649 deaths were
attributed to weather-related causes in
the United States during 2006–2010.
Nearly one-third of the deaths were
attributed to excessive natural heat, and
almost two-thirds were attributed to
excessive natural cold.
 

dphantom

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I really hope you're kidding about embracing global warming, because if so... egads, that's just stupid.

You do realize what global warming is doing and will do, right? That it leads to flooding, increasingly severe weather patterns and ecosystem failures? It's not worth destroying millions of homes just so that you can wear a lighter jacket in January.
It does not do any of those items which you list.
 

brycejones

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I really hope you're kidding about embracing global warming, because if so... egads, that's just stupid.

You do realize what global warming is doing and will do, right? That it leads to flooding, increasingly severe weather patterns and ecosystem failures? It's not worth destroying millions of homes just so that you can wear a lighter jacket in January.
All I can think of is dhphantom is Dale from King of the Hill and wants to be able to grow oranges in Alaska to stick it to the liberals.
 
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Paratus

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It is a good thing. Fewer people die in warmer temps than in colder ones.
Of course not. Fewer people die when it is warmer. Cold weather kills the particularly vulnerable, children, the sick and the aged.
Your underlying assumption that global warming will reduce total deaths because it will reduce cold weather extremes is simply wrong. It will increase global temperatures on average while also increasing temperature extremes.

There will still be both cold and heat waves.

There has not been an increase in "severe" weather events.
This is just flat out wrong.

Extreme weather events as defined by NOAA have been increasing since the 70’s.
https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/extremes/cei/
 

dphantom

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Your underlying assumption that global warming will reduce total deaths because it will reduce cold weather extremes is simply wrong. It will increase global temperatures on average while also increasing temperature extremes.

There will still be both cold and heat waves.



This is just flat out wrong.

Extreme weather events as defined by NOAA have been increasing since the 70’s.
https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/extremes/cei/
That is your assumption not mine. I simply stated what I stated.

looks like they are back to the 1910's level more or less. Wonder what the 1500-1700's would look like?
 

Paratus

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It does not do any of those items which you list.

Climate change has most definitely increased flooding. Attribution studies have shown individual hurricane rainfall totals (Harvey, Maria, etc) much worse than without.

https://m.phys.org/news/2019-04-climate-blame-hurricane-maria-extreme.html

You need to stop cherry picking decade old studies.
 

Paratus

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That is your assumption not mine. I simply stated what I stated.

looks like they are back to the 1910's level more or less. Wonder what the 1500-1700's would look like?
If you weren’t referring to global warming please state what you were referring to as “a good thing” in your post then.
 

nakedfrog

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Did you look at this at all before you posted it?
Nevertheless, it is worth noting the very large increase (more than 2 000 per cent) in the loss of life from heatwaves, particularly during the unprecedented extreme heat events that affected Europe in the summer of 2003 and the Russian Federation in the summer of 2010. On the other hand, there were fewer deaths due to storms and floods in 2001–2010 compared to 1991–2000, with decreases of 16 per cent and 43 per cent, respectively, thanks, in good part, to better early warning systems and increased preparedness.There were fewer deaths, even while exposure to extreme events increased as populations grew and more people were liv-ing in disaster-prone areas. According to the 2011 Global Assessment Report, the average population exposed to flooding every year increased by 114 per cent globally between 1970 and 2010, a period in which the world’s population increased by 87 per cent from 3.7 billion to 6.9 billion. The number of people exposed to severe storms almost tripled in cyclone-prone areas, increasing by 192 per cent, in the same period.
While the average annual temperature is an important climate indicator, the temperatures that people experience can differ greatly from day to day and over the course of a year because of natural climate variability. At the same time, human influence has probably increased the maximum temperatures of the most extreme hot nights and days and the minimum temperatures of cold nights and cold days. It is also more likely than not that human-induced climate change has increased the risk of heatwaves.
 

Jaskalas

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US population was 280 million in 1999, currently 330 million. You're telling me 100% of our population growth is due to immigration?
Absolutely. Perhaps you have not studied the basic principle. Replacement rate.
Overall, the total fertility rate for the United States in 2017 was 1,765.5 per 1,000 women, which was 16% below what is considered the level needed for a population to replace itself: 2,100 births per 1,000 women, according to the report.
 

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