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Climate Disaster! Global Warming Helping to Eradicate Malaria in Africa

John on December 27, 2011 at 3:39 pm

Global climate change gets blamed for everything, so much so that reporters only have one template for covering these stories: Climate change is a disaster which we must avoid at all costs. Sure enough, that’s the subtext of this clip from Reuters. It’s an awkward fit however since the actual substance of this clip is that deadly malaria is on the decline in Tanzania and Africa in general as a result of declining mosquito populations. Some scientists are pinning this disaster great news on global climate change:

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I’m guessing this is not the only good news story that could come out of a 1 degree increase in temperatures, but I suspect it’s very rare that the media reports these stories.

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