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Interview with Lomborg in Now Lebanon "Talking To" column


Clearing the air on climate change Talking to Bjorn Lomborg Sarah Lynch, December 14, 2010

Danish author and academic Bjorn Lomborg has such controversial views on climate change that Al Gore will not debate him. While he thinks global warming is real, he campaigns against immediate measures to cut carbon emissions, arguing that they are not cost effective. Lomborg became well-known in 2001 for his controversial book “The Skeptical Environmentalist,” in which he argued that many widely-published views on environmental matters are flat-out wrong. In 2004, Lomborg ranked on Time Magazine’s list of the world’s most influential people. He was among Foreign Policy’s 2010 list of the 100 Top Global Thinkers, and was named one of the "50 people who could save the planet" by the UK Guardian in 2008. He is the director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center and an adjunct professor at the Copenhagen Business School. Lomborg talked to NOW Lebanon about the ways he thinks the world can battle global warming, and what he believes might be causing Lebanon’s changing weather patterns. (...) 

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