May 26, 2015: "Winters not Summers Increase Mortality and Stress the Economy," by Joseph D'Aleo, Certified Consultant Meteorologist and AMS Fellow, and Allan MacRae, M.Eng. (Geotechnical Engineering), published by Watts Up With That? (WUWT), "the world's most viewed site on global warming and climate change," Chico, California.
Global warming alarmists continue to over-emphasize the danger of heat and ignore cold in their papers and in stories for the media. The danger associated with this misdirection is that cold weather kills many more people that hot weather.
This conclusion is clearly supported by many studies of populations in a wide range of climates. Examples are provided below from a study of thirteen countries, as well as national studies from the United Kingdom, the USA, Canada and Australia.
Furthermore, this conclusion is not new, but has been known for many decades.
Cold weather kills 20 times as many people as hot weather, according to an international study analyzing over 74 million deaths in 384 locations across 13 countries. The findings were published in The Lancet.
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Ref: National Center for Health Statistics