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6 Dec2010

The Ridiculous Global-Warming Freakout - Lomborg in The Daily Beast

Published by The Daily Beast

Bjorn Lomborg is back with a new, controversial movie about global warming. Tunku Varadarajan talks to him about the right way to deal with climate change.

2 Dec2010

Interview with Lomborg in Spiked

Published by Spiked

Climate change is a practical problem, not a moral one Has ‘skeptical environmentalist’ and scourge of Greenpeace Bjorn Lomborg really had a change of heart and turned green? Er, no, he tells spiked. Rob Lyons ‘“Skeptical environmentalist” and critic of climate scientists to declare global warming a chief concern facing world’, declared the front page of a British broadsheet newspaper in August this year. It suggested that recent comments made by the Danish author Bjorn Lomborg were ‘an apparent U-turn that will give a huge boost to the embattled...

29 Nov2010

100 Milliarden jährlich für die Energieforschung -Lomborg interview in Der Standard:

Published by Der Standard

Ist Bjørn Lomborg vom Klima-Saulus zum Klima-Paulus konvertiert? Ein Gespräch über neue Strategien gegen die Erderwärmung Standard: Sie galten für viele als eine Galionsfigur der Klimaskeptiker. Mit Ihrem neuen Buch "Smart Solutions to Climate Change" scheinen Sie nun das Lager gewechselt zu haben. Gab es bei Ihnen nun einen Wandel in Sachen Klimawandel oder nicht? (...)...

29 Nov2010

Nieuwsuur: Lomborg: vermaard, maar omstreden

Published by Nieuwsuur

Toegevoegd: woensdag 24 nov 2010, De Deense klimaatwetenschapper Bjørn Lomborg wordt gezien als één van de meest invloedrijke. Maar hij wordt verguisd omdat hij het klimaatdebat volgens sommigen verpest met zijn kritiek: hij is erg kritisch over de maatregelen die in zijn ogen weinig effectief zijn.

3 Nov2010

Lomborg in Thanh Nien news

Published by Thanh Nien News

Little progress seen at UN climate change talks 10/8/2010 Experts say climate talks have been stymied by national self-interest (...) Given the mounting obstacles to a significant climate change agreement, Dr. Bjorn Lomborg, director of the Danish think tank Copenhagen Consensus Center and author of “The Skeptical Environmentalist,” says he’s hoping for a return to the proverbial drawing board...

28 Oct2010

Politico.com: Lomborg says he agrees with Al Gore, sort of

Published by Politico

By ROBIN BRAVENDER | 10/7/2010 One of the world's most famous global warming contrarians says he sees eye to eye with Al Gore on climate science – for the most part – and claims his view have been distorted by those on both sides of the global warming debate. Bjorn Lomborg, a Danish academic and the self-proclaimed "skeptical environmentalist," said he "fundamentally" agrees with the global warming crusader and former vice president. (...)...

28 Oct2010

The NS Interview: Bjørn Lomborg

Published by New Statesman

Sophie Elmhirst Published 24 September 2010 NS: You started life as a statistician. What sparked your interest in the environment? BL: I found university a little dispiriting. I thought I would enter the great halls of Plato, but instead I entered the halls of an intellectual sausage factory. I wanted to do something not on the main course, and chose the environment.

28 Oct2010

Lomborg in Die Zeit: Ich habe nie verharmlost

Published by Die Zeit

Lange galt Björn Lomborg als Buhmann der Umweltschützer. Jetzt warnt der Skeptiker selbst vor dem Klimawandel. DIE ZEIT: Herr Lomborg, lange galten Sie als Relativierer in Sachen globaler Erwärmung. Jetzt schreiben Sie in Ihrem neuen Buch: »Der Klimawandel ist eines der größten Probleme der Menschheit.« Woher dieser Sinneswandel? Anzeige Björn Lomborg: Ich habe den Klimawandel nie verharmlost. Fakt ist: Die globale Erwärmung gibt es, sie ist vom Menschen verursacht, und wir müssen etwas dagegen tun. Aber so wie im Moment funktioniert es nicht.(...)...

26 Oct2010

Reuters: Bjorn Lomborg: skeptic or too much an optimist?

Published by Reuters

Sep 4, 2010 10:18 EDT Bjorn Lomborg, author of “The Skeptical Environmentalist,” used to argue that concern about climate change was overblown because there were better causes to spend money on such as curing AIDS or malaria. The Danish political scientist now says in a book coming out later this month called ”Smart Solutions to Climate Change: Comparing Costs and Benefits,” that global warming is one of the top challenges facing the world and we should spend money on trying to fix it – $100 billion a year. But true to his contrarian nature, he thinks the way the...

25 Oct2010

L'écolo-sceptique Lomborg veut dépenser des milliards pour sauver la planète

Published by Agence France Presse

De Slim ALLAGUI (AFP) – 3 sept. 2010 COPENHAGUE — L'enfant terrible du débat climatique Bjoern Lomborg, qui dénonce depuis dix ans les prophéties alarmistes, s'apprête à publier un livre préconisant d'investir intelligemment des milliards d'euros pour lutter contre le réchauffement. (...)...

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