In sci.skeptic A G W H O A X <A G W H O A X@a g w h o a x> wrote:
> Oh dear.
> Another scary story turns out to be nothing more than
> - well - another scary story.
> "A common assumption is that rising global temperatures will increase the
> spread of malaria - the deadly mosquito-borne disease that affects millions
> of people worldwide. But a study out today in Biology Letters finds that
> warmer temperatures seem to slow transmission of malaria-causing parasites,
> by reducing their infectiousness."
Uh, oh then. According to the kooks we're in a period of global cooling.
While traditionally considered a rare occurrence, malarial hepatopathy has seen an increase in malaria endemic areas, particularly in South East Asia and India. ...
Human activities such as agriculture and the burning of fossil fuels (coal,
oil and gas) produce additional greenhouse gases, which are accumulating in
-- Australian Coal Association website, Jan 2011