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26 Apr2010

Lomborg in Folha

Published by Folha de Sao Paulo

Céticos do clima falam a ruralistas em SP Climatologista americano e estatístico dinamarquês ressaltaram mudança na opinião pública após fiasco de Copenhague Pat Michaels deu palestra com emails do "climagate", enquanto Bjorn Lomborg contou que vai gravar um filme em resposta a Al Gore...

26 Apr2010

Interview with Lomborg in Policy (CIS-Australia)

Published by The Centre for Independent Studies

In January 2010, Lomborg was interviewed by Joel Malan, an Australian now living in Copenhagen. JM: The Skeptical Environmentalist drew on your background in statistics to reach a more holistic interpretation of existing research. I understand you are not a climatologist as such, but what contribution can statistics make to the climate change debate? BL: It’s about looking at what are the actual and aggregated impacts. Very often, we look at only specific instances such as more heat-wave deaths, which are absolutely true, but we fail to remember that fewer people will be dying from cold...

29 Mar2010

Lomborg on Al Jazeera: Counting the Cost - Business vs. the environment

Published by Al-Jazeera

Looking at the issues behind the trade of endangered species, plus Middle East banking. For interview with Lomborg: see 10:40-15:10.

25 Mar2010

Lomborg's op-ed: Cars, Bombs, and Climate Change

Published by Project Syndicate

COPENHAGEN – For the better part of a decade, I have upset many climate activists by pointing out that there are far better ways to stop global warming than trying to persuade governments to force or bribe their citizens into slashing their reliance on fuels that emit carbon dioxide. What especially bugs my critics is the idea that cutting carbon is a cure that is worse than the disease – or, to put it in economic terms, that it would cost far more than the problem it is meant to solve. “How can that possibly be true?” they ask. “After all, we are talking about...

25 Mar2010

Le climat de la peur - Lomborg in La Tribune

Published by La Tribune

Devons-nous avoir peur pour l'avenir de notre planète ? Selon les militants environnementaux, nous arrivons à un point de non-retour au-delà duquel il nous serait impossible de sauver le monde du réchauffement climatique. L'évidence scientifique de cette prédiction est discutée. Il n'en demeure pas moins urgent d'éviter ce point de non-retour alors que la politique actuelle de lutte contre le changement climatique est erronée. (...)...

25 Mar2010

Ekonomia walki z globalnym ociepleniem

Published by Racjonalista

Autor tekstu: Bjørn Lomborg Przez większą część tego dziesięciolecia irytowałem aktywistów na rzecz walki z globalnym ociepleniem wskazując, że istnieją lepsze sposoby powstrzymania zmian klimatycznych niż próba przekonania rządów, by zmusiły lub przekupiły obywateli do drastycznego obcięcia zależności od paliw emitujących dwutlenek węgla.

18 Mar2010

Bjorn Lomborg on France 24 (in English)

Published by France 24

Today Eve Irvine welcomes Bjorn Lomborg, a writer and environmental activist who has just published "Cool it". A former Greenpeace member, Bjorn Lomborg now calls himself a sceptical environmentalist. Watch it on France24.com...

8 Mar2010

Lomborg in WSJ interview with India's environment minister

Published by Wall Street Journal

...The question is, what comes next? The author of the Copenhagen Consensus (not to be confused with December's Copenhagen summit), Danish economist Bjorn Lomborg, has talked about a "third way" forward: acknowledging that climate change is real, but pursuing a cost-benefit approach that would commit countries to projects that yield the greatest benefits for the greatest number of people. "I've read Lomborg," Mr. Ramesh says with a smile. "I don't think you should dismiss Lomborg the way climate evangelicals have dismissed him. He makes reasonable points...

8 Mar2010

Lomborg in El Comercio

Published by El Comercio

El danés que salvará al mundo by Martha Meier enviada especial

5 Mar2010

La Repubblica: CATASTROFE SENZA PROVE

Published by La Repubblica

Spaventare i cittadini non è la politica giusta BJØRN LOMBORG Negli ultimi mesi l’illustre gruppo di consulenza delle Nazioni Unite sul cambiamento del clima, l’Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (Ipcc), è stato scosso da tutta una serie di imbarazzanti rivelazioni sulle fonti di alcune delle sue previsioni più allarmistichee. (…)...

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