CNN: ‘Warmer temperatures bring sons’ – ‘Climate change will affect the ratio of male-to-female newborns’ – ‘Might mean thousands of ‘extra’ boys annually’

Climate Depot | 1/13/2019 | Marc Morano
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CNN: 'Climate change will affect how many boys are born worldwide, scientists say'

(Climate Depot Note: Which means more "global warming!" See:

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'Climate change could alter the proportion of male and female newborns, with more boys born in places where temperatures rise and fewer boys born in places with other environmental changes, such as drought or wildfire caused by global warming. A recent study in Japan found a link between temperature fluctuations and a lower male-to-female sex ratio at birth, with conceptions of boys especially vulnerable to external stress factors, wrote Dr. Misao Fukuda, lead study author and founder of the M&K Health Institute in Hyogo.' ...

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Samuli Helle, a senior researcher in the Section of Ecology, Department of Biology at the University of Turku in Finland, also found that "warmer temperatures bring sons." In his study of the Sami people of Northern Finland, he was also able to quantify the effect: For every 1 degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) rise in temperature, there was a 0.06% increase in the ratio of newborn boys compared with girls. For example, he said, an annual increase of 3 degrees Celsius (5.4 degrees Fahrenheit) would translate to a 0.18% higher ratio of male-to-female newborns. "Not a dramatic influence at first sight but it should be remembered that in large populations such effect size might mean thousands of 'extra' boys annually," Helle wrote in an email.

Stress stemming directly from "climate events caused by global warming" might also affect the sex ratio, Fukuda wrote in an email. ...

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