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Not So Hot

2012-09-28

The new climate-change study getting all the headlines is deliberately misleading. Too bad so many in the media got fooled.

By Bjørn Lomborg, in Foreign Policy

September 26 was a triumph for public relations. An organization called DARA launched a report called "Climate Vulnerability Monitor 2nd Edition. A Guide to the Cold Calculus of a Hot Planet." The study, sponsored by 20 countries, projected some astoundingly large impacts from climate change, both on the number of deaths and the economic impacts. The report has produced a media heyday for climate alarmism, but is a house of cards built on dubious analysis and erroneous claims. 

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