Bjorn Lomborg

Get the facts straight

Lomborg op-ed: Atmospheric engineering may help reverse global warming


In The Daily Star. Saturday, August 15, 2009

Global warming will mean that more people die from the heat. There will be a rise in sea levels, more malaria, starvation and poverty. Concern has been great, but humanity has done very little that will actually prevent these outcomes. Carbon emissions have kept increasing, despite repeated promises of cuts. We all have a stake in ensuring that climate change is stopped. We turned to climate scientists to inform us about the problem of global warming. Now we need to turn to climate economists to enlighten us about the benefits, costs, and possible outcomes from different responses to this challenge. (...) Read it online BL op-ed 2009 Aug 15 Atmospheric engineering.pdf