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31 May2011

Interview with Lomborg in the RICS Modus magazine

Published by RICS Modus

Are governments doing enough to mitigate the effects of climate change? No, they are doing too much of the wrong things, and too little of what will actually work. All the focus has been on immediate carbon cuts although studies show that the cost will be vastly greater than the benefit. (...)

18 May2011

Lomborg on Fox Happening Now

Published by Fox News

FoxNewsInsider, Apr 21, 2011 Earth Day: Author Bjorn Lomborg on Whether We're 'Saving the World ... Or Just Burning Money' One day ahead of Earth Day, 'Skeptical Environmentalist' author Bjorn Lomborg stopped by to talk about what's worth it and what's not when it comes to actually changing the environment.

5 May2011

Lomborg radio interview on 89.3 KPCC

Published by KPCC radio

Patt Morrison for May 5, 2011 Has Bjorn Lomborg—the poster child of environmental skeptics—changed his climate? Bjorn Lomborg, Danish environmental academic, infuriated scientists around the world when he published The Skeptical Environmentalist in 2001. The book claimed that overpopulation, destruction of resources, and global warming are not imminent problems. It would be a waste of time, Lomborg wrote, and even detrimental, if countries focused on environmental problems like global warming instead of on bigger problems such as worldwide poverty and disease. (...)

24 Apr2011

Lomborg on Dylan Ratigan Show on Earth Day

Published by MSNBC

Climate debate driven by fear? The self-described skeptical environmentalist, Bjorn Lomborg, joins the Dylan Ratigan Show on Earth Day to discuss global warming, the fear-based rhetoric, and whether China is actually beating the U.S. in the clean energy race.

19 Apr2011

Lomborg interview in Galileu

Published by Galileu

Cortar emissões de carbono é uma ideia ruim, diz estatístico dinamarquês Bjorn Lomborg diz que é melhor usar o dinheiro para aumentar o gasto com a pesquisa e desenvolvimento de energias verdes O estatístico dinamarquês Bjorn Lomborg se tornou conhecido (e odiado) a partir da publicação de seu polêmico livro "O Ambientalista Cético", em 2001, no qual afirmava que o dinheiro destinado a combater o aquecimento global deveria ir para enfrentar outros problemas mais urgentes, como a Aids. No ano passado, ele lançou "Smart Solutions to Climate Change" ("Soluções...

12 Apr2011

Lomborg interview in Dnevnik / Kapital

Published by Dnevnik/Kapital

ИНТЕРВЮ - Бьорн Ломборг: Вярвам в затоплянето, но не и как се борим с него От Николет Йенсен Последна промяна в 16:58 на 03 дек 2009, 1729 прочитания. Бьорн Ломборг е сред най-видните представители на т.нар. скептици на тезата за глобално затопляне. Политолог, създател и директор на Copenhagen Consensus Center, в който членуват някои от най-видните икономисти на планетата. През 2008 г. Ломборг беше посочен сред "50-те души, които могат да спасят планетата" от в. "Гардиън", влезе в списъка на сп. "Форин полиси" на 100-те интелектуалци на годината и беше определен...

12 Apr2011

Lomborg interview in Clarin: El calentamiento no se soluciona con impuestos

Published by Clarin

10 ABR 2011 Entrevista Bjørn Lomborg: "El calentamiento no se soluciona con impuestos" Contra la solución propuesta en el Protocolo de Kioto, el autor del libro "El ecologista escéptico" aconseja invertir el 0,2% del PBI mundial en la investigación y el desarrollo de energías verdes. Francisco de Zárate De denunciar a los científicos del calentamiento por catastrofistas a creer que el mercado de bonos de carbono no alcanza para solucionar el cambio climático. A primera vista, los últimos diez años del danés Bjørn Lomborg (46) parecen contradictorios. No lo son. En su libro...

7 Apr2011

Lomborg at The Guardian Hay Festival – May 30, 2011

Hay Festival – May 26-June 5, 2011 May 30, 2:30pm Bjorn Lomborg talks to Rosie Boycott http://www.hayfestival.com/p-3512-bjorn-lomborg-talks-to-rosie-boycott.aspx May 30, 8:30pm Bjorn Lomborg Cool it Screening http://www.hayfestival.com/p-3528-bjorn-lomborg.aspx Hay Festival is a gathering in the staggering beauty of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Writers, comedians and musicians that have the capacity to change our lives, to share new visions of the world, and to do that incredibly sexy thing – to renew our sense of wonder. Among the May 2011 headline guests will be Afro Celt...

29 Mar2011

Lomborg at BRISTOL Festival of Ideas, May 31

Bjørn Lomborg Putting Global Warming in Perspective 31 May 2011, 18.30-20.30 At Bristol Bjørn Lomborg believes that global warming is real, man-made and will have a serious impact on humans and the environment toward the end of thiscentury. In a range of books (including The Skeptical Environmentalist and Cool It), articles and now a film, Lomborg argues that we need to look at the costs and benefits of the proposed measures. He demonstrates that drastic, here-and-now measures are the worst way to spend money as climate change is a 100-year problem that cannot be fixed in ten years. Instead...

23 Mar2011

Lomborg's participation in the Milken Conference, May 2-4, 2011

MILKEN Institute Global Conference, Los Angeles Slowing Climate Change: Plan B Panel Detail: Monday, May 2, 2011 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM Economists across the political spectrum have long argued that the least costly, least intrusive way to contain greenhouse gases is to charge emitters for the privilege and let the market decide how to cut back. But market-friendly fixes have been rejected by the rapidly growing economies of the developing world and are off the political agenda in the United States. This panel will weigh the prospects for non-market initiatives to contain emissions –...

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