Perino: ‘There Are Public Health Benefits To Climate Change’ For People Who Die From ‘Cold’
Q: And one more. You mentioned that there are health benefits to climate change. Could you describe some of those?Holy crap. She must have had a double Kool-Aid this morning, and a Kool-Aid omelette for good measure.
MS. PERINO: Sure. In some cases, there are — look, this is an issue where I’m sure lots of people would love to ridicule me when I say this, but it is true that many people die from cold-related deaths every winter. And there are studies that say that climate change in certain areas of the world would help those individuals. There are also concerns that it would increase tropical diseases and that’s — again, I’m not an expert in that, I’m going to let Julie Gerberding testify in regards to that, but there are many studies about this that you can look into.