Every year, global climate summits feature a parade of hypocrisy as the world’s elite arrive on private jets to lecture humanity on cutting carbon emissions.
We are incessantly told about disasters, whether the latest heat wave, flood, wildfire or storm. Yet, the data overwhelmingly show that over the last century, people have become much safer from all these weather events.
The best long-term data on hurricanes hitting the United States shows a decline, even for strong hurricanes.
Facebook’s vice president has admitted fact-checkers are not necessarily objective, and the company even acknowledged recently in a lawsuit that fact-check tags are “opinion,” not factual assertions.
Synthetic nitrogen fertilizers, mostly made with natural gas, are a modern miracle, crucial for feeding the world.
Climate-related disasters killed 99 percent fewer people than 100 years earlier.
Global climate damage in percent of GDP keeps declining and climate disaster deaths have dropped 99 percent in a century.
While the wealthy G7 countries admonish the world’s poor to use only renewables because of climate concerns, Europe and the United States are begging Arab nations to expand oil production.
50 years of stunningly incorrect predictions, climate campaigners, journalists and politicians still hawk an immediate apocalypse to great acclaim by ignoring adaptation.
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