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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.(...)

28 Oct2010

Lomborg in Chicago Tonight

Published by WTTW Chicago

Is fear ruling the climate change debate? Self-described "skeptical environmentalist" Bjorn Lomborg says yes. He talks about his new documentary Cool It. Watch it here

27 Oct2010

Lomborg in Esquire's 75 most influental people of the 21st century

Published by Esquire

This year, Esquire celebrates its 75th anniversary and in this connection, the American magazine has asked which people worldwide contribute with something important and significant to the world in the 21st century. The list also features the Nobel Prize winner, Al Gore, the philanthropist, Bill Gates, the presidential candidate, Barack Obama, talk show host, Oprah Winfrey, media mogul, Rupert Murdoch, and the governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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. (...)

25 Oct2010

Lomborg in The Independent: Sceptical green urges smart billions to fight warming

Published by The Independent

Tuesday, 7 September 2010 Bjoern Lomborg, the bad boy of the climate debate who has rejected for years "alarmist" prophecies from environmentalists, stresses in a new book the need to invest billions to fight global warming. (...)

25 Oct2010

Lomborg op-ed: What Have Climate Activists Learned?

Published by Project Syndicate

COPENHAGEN – Advocates of drastic cuts in carbon-dioxide emissions now speak a lot less than they once did about climate change. Climate campaigners changed their approach after the collapse of the Copenhagen climate-change summit last December and the revelation of mistakes in the United Nations climate panel’s work – as well as in response to growing public skepticism and declining interest. (...)

22 Oct2010

"Cool It" movie seeks climate solutions: Lomborg

Published by Reuters

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO | Tue Oct 12, 2010 6:39pm EDT Danish "Skeptical Environmentalist" Bjorn Lomborg hopes a movie about his work will stir debate over his alternative solutions to climate change led by $100 billion a year in green technology research. He said on Tuesday that "Cool It," to be released in the United States and Canada on November 12, offered solutions after former U.S. Vice President Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Truth" in 2006 publicized the risks of global warming. (...)

22 Oct2010

Lomborg in De Pers

Published by De Pers

Hij was het internationale gezicht van de klimaatsceptici, maar de Deen Bjorn Lomborg pleit nu voor honderd miljard dollar aan maatregelen. Per jaar. (...)

20 Oct2010

Lomborg interview in Haaretz אקולוגיה | זורה מלח על העננים

Published by Haaretz

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