Wall Street Journal: Climate Deaths Hit Record Low in 2021

Climate-related disasters and deaths have been decreasing steadily over the last hundred years, despite tales of dread and woe from alarmists, climate expert Bjorn Lomborg writes in the Wall Street Journal Thursday.
Earlier this week, for instance, Pope Francis compared the fallout from climate change to that of World War II, which saw the deaths of some 75 million people, including civilians and military personnel. Such hyperbole is disingenuous, Lomborg suggests, since weather-related deaths have decreased every year even as temperatures have risen slightly.
“Activists constantly talk about the existential threat climate change poses and the deaths natural disasters inflict — but they never quite manage to total up these deaths,” notes Lomborg, who is president of the Copenhagen Consensus.
The facts do not favor alarmists, Lomborg …

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