Lomborg: Feel-Good Environmentalism at the U.N. - The Wall Street Journal
Why do the global glitterati ignore water and air pollution?
20 June, 2012.
By Bjorn Lomborg
The United Nations environment summit in Rio this week is a great example of how good intentions can thwart real progress on global problems.
What's the world's biggest environmental challenge? Ask the global elites at U.N. conferences, and they're likely to answer: "global warming." Global warming is indeed a concern, and we need smart solutions. But let's put things in perspective.