Why Climate Advocates Need To Stop Hyping Extreme Weather

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

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Data recently published in The Lancet tells an amazing story about weather-related disasters worldwide over the past three decades. As people around the world have become wealthier, the fraction of that wealth that is destroyed by extreme weather has gone down. This trend holds for rich and poor nations, and remarkably across all types of weather phenomena. It also helps us to understand why the focus on extreme weather among climate advocates is badly misguided.

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  1. nottrampis
    Dec 19, 2019 @ 09:34:12

    How does one hype extreme weather?

    It is extreme.

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