“Here is a headline that is unlikely to appear in the US. “48,000 Brits Dead After Worst Winter in 42 Years.”
While England is sitting on an “enormous reserve” of shale oil, they continue to import 50% of their natural gas from Russia. If one factors in the the natural gas, tight oil, and feedstock, the total amount of energy and petrochemicals that is available will have a staggering effect on economic development.
In addition, it is worth mentioning that cold weather kills more people than any other kind of weather. A fact often ignored by the global warmist
Where is the outrage from England’s senior population and the general population with parents? Where was the UK Parliament this last winter, especially as Brexit isn’t far away?
48,000 Brits dead after worst winter in 42 years
THE UK is being hit by its worst winter death toll in 42 years, a new search says.
By Hayley Coyle /
Campaigners have called the deaths a “national tragedy” as cold weather victims fatalities could be prevented – especially in the elderly.
“It’s a national tragedy, with so many families affected”
National Federation of Occupational Pensioners chief executive Malcolm Booth
According to the Office of National Statistics, one in 10 cold weather deaths are among under-65s, one in 10 among 65-75s and eight in 10 among over-75s.
The Department of Health also said cold conditions worsen winter killers including flu, chest diseases, heart attacks, strokes and dementia.
It means this winter is set to total at least 48,000 deaths due to cold weather – which works out at an average of one death every three and a half minutes.
National Federation of Occupational Pensioners chief executive Malcolm Booth said: “It’s shocking and disturbing that winter’s excess deaths look like exceeding 40,000.“It’s a national tragedy, with so many families affected.”
“It is vital to tackle the range of causes and reduce the number of ‘excess’ deaths each winter.”
A Department of Health and Social Care spokesperson said: “We’re absolutely committed to helping people live long and healthy lives.
“That is why the NHS was given top priority in the Autumn budget, with an extra £2.8billion on top of a planned £10bn-a-year increase by 2020-21.”