LinkedIn
Bjorn Lomborg

Get the facts straight

We’re Safer From Climate Disasters Than Ever Before

2021-11-03

Activists constantly talk about the existential threat climate change poses and the deaths natural disasters inflict—but they never quite manage to total up these deaths. One reason is that it’s easier to bend the data about disaster frequency than to bend death statistics. Death tolls tell a very clear story: People are safer from climate-related disasters than ever before.