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2 Jun2017

Bjørn Lomborg: »Trumps udmeldelse er en mulighed for hele verden«

Published by Jyllands-Posten

"Efter USA i aftes meldte sig ud af Parisaftalen, har der været mange kritikere på banen, men en af dem, som er positive over for beslutningen, er Bjørn Lomborg, der er politolog og har skrevet flere bøger om klimaet. Han er kendt for sine kontroversielle holdninger i miljødebatten - og ikke mindst for at mene, at menneskeskabt global opvarmning ikke er så alvorligt og ofte bliver overdrevet."

2 Jun2017

Bjorn Lomborg: The U.S. Was Right to Withdraw From the Paris Climate Accord

Published by Reason

Bjorn Lomborg to comments on the Paris Treaty on Reason (US). He explained that the promises in the Paris Treaty were never enough to get anywhere near the 2°C target.

1 Jun2017

A path forward after the Paris climate agreement

Published by The Globe and Mail

Like the Kyoto Protocol before it, the drastically over-hyped Paris climate treaty has fallen victim to political and economic reality. Now that President Donald Trump has officially pulled the United States from the accord, it is time to declare the entire Kyoto-Paris approach to global warming dead and buried. Instead of scrapping over the treaty’s corpse, this is an opportunity to try a new, better and more efficient approach to solving global warming.

1 Jun2017

Donald Trump is right to reject the Paris climate change treaty: It's likely to be a costly failure

Published by The Telegraph

Hours before Donald Trump announced that the US would be quitting the Paris carbon-cutting treaty, UN Secretary General António Guterres took to the President's preferred medium, Twitter, to declare that climate action is “unstoppable”. The clear message, reinforced by leaders from the European Union and China, is that the rest of the world will continue with the Paris Treaty without US involvement. Their resolve is quickly going to smash into three incontrovertible truths.

1 Jun2017

US Poised to Quit Paris Climate Deal

Published by BBC

Bjorn Lomborg to comments on the Paris Treaty on BBC radio. He explained that the promises in the Paris Treaty were never enough to get anywhere near the 2°C target.

31 May2017

Bjorn Lomborg says Paris Agreement is a ‘Bad Deal’

Published by 2GB

Bjorn Lomborg to comments on the Paris Treaty on 2GB He explained that the promises in the Paris Treaty were never enough to get anywhere near the 2°C target.

31 May2017

Bjorn Lomborg: Trump pulling out of Paris climate agreement ‘could be blessing in disguise’

Published by Channel 4 News (UK)

Bjorn Lomborg to comments on the Paris Treaty on Channel 4 News (UK). He explained that the promises in the Paris Treaty were never enough to get anywhere near the 2°C target.

29 May2017

The Nordic Initiative That The World Doesn't Want Or Need

Published by Forbes

The Prime Ministers of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden are meeting in Bergen, Norway, tomorrow to present a common approach on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Unfortunately, the prime ministers have their priorities backward. Although it is initially being funded with just $11 million, the presence of all five prime ministers indicates the importance that Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden are giving the “Nordic Solutions to Global Challenges” initiative. This will promote “Nordic knowledge of green transition, gender equality at work and...

27 May2017

Could Paternity Leave Help Women Earn More?

Published by The Huffington Post

In Haiti, as in most nations, social distortions and inequalities make it harder for women to participate in the labor market as much as men. According to a study carried out by the Ministry of Women’s Affairs and Rights (MCFDF), women make up less than one-third of the formal sector. In addition to having less access to employment opportunities than men, women work in more precarious jobs and the income they generate remains lower. Women hold less than ten percent of management positions. How to tackle this problem is the topic of a new research paper by Mélissa Torchenaud, project analyst...

26 May2017

The World, Energy, and Climate – Purdue Convocations Presidential Lecture Series

Published by Purdue Convocations

Bjorn Lomborg joined Purdue President Mitch Daniels in an hour long discussing the world, energy, and climate. The talk was part of Purdue Convocations presidential lecture series. Initiated in 1902, Purdue Convocations is among the oldest collegiate performing arts presenters in the United States. Each year, Convocations offers the region 30--40 performances of widely varying genres.

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