Sunday, December 29, 2013


Extreme weather deaths at lowest ever despite ‘global warming’ « Australian Climate Madness
Better adaptation, construction and planning, affordable thanks to economic progress, has enabled a much larger population to cut death rates from 241 per million per year to just 5.
Hong Kong's cold, dirty weather to continue | South China Morning Post
Hong Kong will shiver its way out of 2013, with the cold, smoggy spell set to continue in the last few days of the year as polluted air flows in from the mainland.

The government opened cold-weather shelters for a third day yesterday and four elderly people were sent to hospital with hypothermia as the city recorded some of its lowest temperatures in three years. Two of the four people in hospital were in a serious condition last night.

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