How dangerous is global climate change?

by trans-2-butene on Jun. 01st, 2009

According to the Global Humanitarian Forum, the number of deaths “that result from the spread of disease, malnutrition and natural disaster caused by climate change” is roughly 300,000 people per year.

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Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

Even if this were true, and it isn't, people are dilusional to believe that the self flagulation of atmospheric carbon dioxide reduction will have any significant effect. See the pdf links at to discover what really caused the temperature run up in the 20th century and the proof that it wasn't atmospheric carbon dioxide.

posted on Tue, 06/02/2009 - 12:48pm
Gene's picture
Gene says:

Roger Pielke, Jr., disaster expert from the University of Colorado, calls the report "worse than fiction, it is a lie". An editorial in the Wall Street Journal points out some of the many flawed assumptions and unsupported conclusions in the report. Kofi Annan, who heads the GHF, is now admitting that the report is not a scientific study.

posted on Sat, 06/06/2009 - 8:07am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I think itis false because that would be almost half the population

posted on Tue, 06/23/2009 - 5:20pm
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Liza says:

Hmmmm...that report may or may not contain good data (see the above discussion), but 300,000 people is definitely not almost half the world's population, which stood, in 2008, at just over 6.6 billion people. It's not half the population of the US, either, which clocked in at just over 300 million people. 300,000 people is roughly half the population of Milwaukee, WI, or Seattle, WA. And, of course, that's an awful lot of people. But it's also roughly the same number of people whose houses are under threat of demolition in the Palestine Occupied Territories, or the number of people standing on the roadway of the Golden Gate Bridge during the observance of its 50th anniversary. In that context, it seems remarkable that only 300,000 people are likely to be affected in this way.

posted on Tue, 06/23/2009 - 5:42pm
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Anonymous says:

well, some say that global warming does not exist. i beleive differently. earth is much more vunerable to pollution now because of heavy pollution left by us humans. we are poisining our world and it's time for a change.

posted on Wed, 06/24/2009 - 1:52pm

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