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Two stories in today’s UK press remind us that Global Warming can be spun as either positive or negative — especially if you live on an island known for long periods of gloom-inducing sunlessness.

“Climate change may kill thousands in UK by 2017,” worries Reuters.

Meanwhile, the BBC tells us that, “Global warming ‘may save lives.'”

Both headlines refer to the same report — from the UK Department of Health.  While more people will survive in warmer winters, the report predicts, more will also die in summer heat.

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