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Cold News: Cooling Cycle Is Not Deadly Weather, It’s Killer Climate

coldIT’S Cold. And cold is front-page news:

As Cold As South Pole”Mail

It’s even colder than in your freezer” – Mirror

Deep-Freeze BRITAIN” – Telegraph

ICE LAND” – Indepdendent

So cold is it that people are dying from the freeze. Richard North looks at the news coverage:

THE death toll from Britain’s biggest freeze for decades reached 22 today, reports The Times – and this is before we see what is slated to be the coldest night so far.

That, however, only takes into account the immediate, observable deaths associated with accidents and other incidents. But, as the BBC admits, cold is a silent killer.

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Posted: 8th, January 2010 | In: Reviews | Comment