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22 Sep2017

The Economist Caught Between Climate Deniers and Alarmists

Published by WNYC's The Takeaway

"Climate change has been a key issue at the United Nations General Assembly this week. Meetings at the U.N. about the topic have been taking place during a season of calamitous weather events, including a series of devastating hurricanes. While he believes that world leaders cannot ignore climate change, Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, says he is concerned that precious resources are too often squandered on ineffective solutions, and that aid money could be spent on better interventions that do the most social good."

30 Aug2017

After Harvey: Are record-breaking storms the new normal?

Published by France 24

In order to help future victims of hurricanes, focusing on climate change is the most expensive way to help the fewest people. Instead, we should focus on better infrastructure, porous surfaces, drainage, levees and dams, better building codes, and better zoning, as Lomborg explains on France24.

30 Aug2017

The Economist asks: Bjorn Lomborg

Published by The Economist Asks

Bjorn Lomborg joined The Economist's podcast The Economist asks to discuss the question: "Poverty, health, education or climate change: where should governments spend their money?" Within each of these areas, some solutions are better than others: shouldn't we do the smart ones first?

2 Aug2017

Earth Overshoot Day: How Can We Create a Sustainable Future?

Published by France 24

As Lomborg explains in an TV interview with France24, that instead of panicking over unrealistic prophecies of unsustainable footprints, we should focus on pulling millions more out of poverty while funding the sort of innovation that will eliminate future risks of pollution and make our land more productive.

13 Jun2017

Bjorn Lomborg: Trump was right to leave Paris climate deal

Published by Greg Gutfeld Show

Bjorn Lomborg to comment on the Paris Treaty on the Greg Gutfeld Show. He explained that the promises in the Paris Treaty were never enough to get anywhere near the 2°C target.

8 Jun2017

Bjorn Lomborg: Paris Agreement matters a tiny bit, but not very much

Published by The Bolt Report

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

6 Jun2017

Gore gets slammed over false global warming prediction

Published by Fox Business

Bjorn Lomborg discuses Al Gore’s prediction that 75 percent of the Arctic’s ice will be gone due to global warming on Fox Business.

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

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.

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