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The First Undeniable Climate Change Deaths

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This is interesting.

The first undeniable climate change deaths: Japan’s 2018 heat wave.

In 2018 in Japan, more than 1,000 people died during an unprecedented heat wave. In 2019, scientists proved it would have been impossible without global warming.

July 23, the heat wave reached its zenith. The large Tokyo suburb of Kumagaya was the epicenter, and around 3 p.m., the Kumagaya Meteorological Observatory measured a temperature of 41.1 degrees Celsius, or 106 F. It was the hottest temperature ever recorded in Japan, but the record was more than a statistic. It was a tragedy: Over the course of those few weeks, more than a thousand people died from heat-related illnesses.

“We would never have experienced such an event without global warming,” says Yukiko Imada of the Japan Meteorological Agency.
I imagine there will be many, many more in the near future.
 

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[h=2]New Studies: Cold-Temperature Deaths Rising And 10-20 Times More Common Than Heat-Related Deaths[/h]By Kenneth Richard on 12. September 2019
Since the 1980s, deaths attributable to excessive heat have declined, whereas deaths attributable to cold weather have not. Image Source: The Guardian Rising energy poverty with wind and solar energy penetration Heating a home in the United Kingdom became 63% more expensive in the last decade, and electricity prices have risen by 80% in Germany […]
 

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[h=2]New Studies: Cold-Temperature Deaths Rising And 10-20 Times More Common Than Heat-Related Deaths[/h]By Kenneth Richard on 12. September 2019
Since the 1980s, deaths attributable to excessive heat have declined, whereas deaths attributable to cold weather have not. Image Source: The Guardian Rising energy poverty with wind and solar energy penetration Heating a home in the United Kingdom became 63% more expensive in the last decade, and electricity prices have risen by 80% in Germany […]
Does someone smell a gaslight?
 

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Cause it's the first time someone died from heat and it's undeniable* ;)
1000 more people in line to meet Jesus. Must have been a good day. Amirite?
 

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That's where you're wrong, calamity. There's absolutely no facts these people won't deny.
It has certainly become predictable, almost as predictable as the rising temperatures. But, for now, those are more reliable.
 

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This was two years ago. I would expect it to be 110 degrees by now.
 

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SO thats the new normal there then? Temperatures remain dangerously high and people are still dropping like flies...right?

(Dangerously high is relative BTW...Saudi Summers can routinely reach 120f and higher)

But...really...thats where they are now? High temps and people dropping dead by the thousands in 2018...2019...and this year?
 

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SO thats the new normal there then? Temperatures remain dangerously high and people are still dropping like flies...right?

(Dangerously high is relative BTW...Saudi Summers can routinely reach 120f and higher)

But...really...thats where they are now? High temps and people dropping dead by the thousands in 2018...2019...and this year?
You may want to read up on why places not used to hot weather have a sudden rash of fatalities when unusually hot whether hits. Who knows? You might learn something. :roll:
 

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This was two years ago. I would expect it to be 110 degrees by now.
Naw, that's looking to be Texas this year. :roll:

 

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You may want to read up on why places not used to hot weather have a sudden rash of fatalities when unusually hot whether hits. Who knows? You might learn something. :roll:
:lamo

So thats a 'no' then? Its NOT still the same temps and getting hotter? One and done?

Funny thing about temperatures. There is ALWAYS a record high...and a record low. And change in climate. Anomalies. And has been since there has BEEN climate.
 

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:lamo

So thats a 'no' then? Its NOT still the same temps and getting hotter? One and done?

Funny thing about temperatures. There is ALWAYS a record high...and a record low. And change in climate. Anomalies. And has been since there has BEEN climate.
So, how didn’t take my advice and try educating yourself on the subject. Gee...what a shock :roll:
 

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