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22 Dec2008

Setting climate change targets will not save the world, warns Bjorn Lomborg

Published by The Telegraph

Setting new targets on reducing carbon emissions will do nothing to save the world from global warming, a leading environmentalist has warned as ministers meet at a landmark climate change conference. By Louise Gray, Environment Correspondent 10 Dec 2008

17 Dec2008

Lomborg and the Copenhagen Consensus in Central America-2

Published by Estrategia & Negocios

The article "Metodología de Trabajo: Primer Diálogo Intersectorial Centroamericano" has been published in the E and N magazine on Oct 7 2008. BL Oct 7 2008 E-N Metodologia de Trabajo.pdf...

17 Dec2008

Cambridge Programme for Industry interview

Published by Cambridge Programme for Industry

by Wayne Visser on behalf of Cambridge Programme for Industry for the Cambridge Top 50 Sustainability Books project, 26 August 2008 WV: So if you're ready I'll kick off with a question. It's really just a reflective this on what brought you to write the book in the first place and how has it been received since. BL Yes. Well obviously... Well not obviously, but I came from a background as I think many or even most from the western world of deep concern for the environment and a pretty general sort of background understanding of the world being in peril and certainly headed the...

16 Dec2008

A Better Way Than Cap and Trade

Published by Washington Post

By Bjorn Lomborg, Thursday, June 26, 2008 The bitter arguments in the Senate this month over the Lieberman-Warner climate change bill, which would have required major emitters to pay for the right to discharge greenhouse gases, proved that climate change caused by humans has come to the fore of U.S. policy debates. (...)

16 Dec2008

Björn Lomborg: Europe's sceptical environmentalist

Published by Cafe Babel

An interview with Lomborg on Cafe Babel

16 Dec2008

Top scientist takes new tack on global warming

Published by Haaretz

By Zafrir Rinat, January 21, 2008, Haaretz One of the world's most influential environmental scientists is set to present a controversial argument here today against the focus on reducing greenhouse gases and favoring R&D and better planning for the results of global warming such as hurricanes. Professor Bjorn Lomborg argues that funds should be invested in research and development that in a few decades will spawn technology to produce clean energy that all countries can use. Until then, the focus should be on improving readiness for possible disasters caused by global warming.....

16 Dec2008

Focus On Trade, Not Climate Change

Published by Forbes

Bjorn Lomborg, 12.15.2008 An economic argument against stricter caps on carbon emissions. While the world focused on United Nations-led discussions about climate change last week, international trade talks fell apart. The World Trade Organization head says progress on the Doha Round--negotiations to lower trade barriers--is stalled until well into next year...

16 Dec2008

Chilling Effect - Global warmists try to stifle debate

Published by Wall Street Journal

John McCain, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton all promise bold action on climate change. All have endorsed a form of cap-and-trade system that would severely limit future carbon emissions. The Democratic Congress is champing at the bit to act. So too is the Climate Action Partnership, a coalition of companies led by General Electric and Duke Energy... WSJ Opinion Journal, JOHN FUND ON THE TRAIL

16 Dec2008

Counterterrorism Priorities Are Proving Wasteful

Published by Rantburg

By Bjorn Lomborg and Todd Sandler. ...Recently, Copenhagen Consensus, whose purpose is to weigh the costs and benefits of different solutions to the world's biggest problems, commissioned new research into the merits of different methods of combating terrorism. The results are surprising and troubling.....

9 Dec2008

Bjorn Lomborg's advice for President-elect Obama on the cover of WSJ

Published by Wall Street Journal

A New Dawn, by BJøRN LOMBORG The benefits of climate-change policies are limited and costly. Instead, the president-elect needs to coolly evaluate competing priorities, says Bjørn Lomborg. Most generations face large and daunting challenges. But few generations have the promise of leadership that could address them rationally. Fortunately, President-elect Obama is uniquely positioned to achieve such a feat and help the world solve some of its most entrenched issues. He will be swamped with suggestions as to what to do first -- perhaps none more impassioned than those who advocate dealing with...

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