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Bjorn Lomborg

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1 Apr2009

Lomborg is quoted in Fox about Earth Hour

Published by Fox News

Bjorn Lomborg said the event could actually increase emissions (...)

24 Feb2009

Global warnings - Lomborg's latest op-ed in The Guardian

Published by The Guardian

The Copenhagen protocol will not succeed unless China and India sign up, but bribing these nations to take part is counterproductive Björn Lomborg, guardian.co.uk, Sunday 15 February 2009 This December, global leaders will meet in Copenhagen to negotiate a new climate change pact to reduce carbon emissions. Yet, the way that it has been set up, it will inevitably fail. The best hope is that we use this lesson finally to deal with this issue in a smarter fashion. The United States has made it clear that developing countries must sign up to substantial reductions in carbon emissions in...

16 Jan2009

Vote results of the IQ2US debate

Published by IQ2US

Major reductions in carbon emissions are not worth the money - was the topic of the latest Intelligence Squared US debate (Jan 13). Bjorn Lomborg, Peter Huber and Philip Stott spoke for the motion. Though they started out with 16% for their proposal and 49% against ("major reductions in carbon emissions are not worth the money"), they ended with 42% for, 48% against - see attached chart. If you go to the website www.iq2US.org, click on past debates/downloads, and you can find there the full transcript of the debate and images, and from Jan 21 also the audio record.

23 Dec2008

How to Think About the World's Problems

Published by Wall Street Journal

by Bjorn Lomborg, WSJ May 22, 2008 The pain caused by the global food crisis has led many people to belatedly realize that we have prioritized growing crops to feed cars instead of people. That is only a small part of the real problem... Read it online BL May 22 2008 WSJ How to Think About.pdf

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

Lomborg and the Copenhagen Consensus in Guatemala

Published by Estrategia & Negocios

"Lomborg refrescó "prioridades" en Guatemala" this article was published in the E&N on Sept 5 2008 BL Sept 5 2008 E&N Lomborg refresco prioridades.pdf

16 Dec2008

Interview with Lomborg in TRIV

Published by Triv

Interview of February 2008

15 Nov2008

Europe, Japan Face $46 Billion Global-Warming Penalty

Published by Bloomberg

Twenty nations including Japan, Italy and Australia may be releasing more greenhouse-gas pollution than they agreed to under the Kyoto treaty to curb global warming. They're failing to rein in carbon-dioxide output enough to meet their pledges signed in 1997 in Kyoto, Japan, according to reports by individual countries. As a penalty for missing their goals under the treaty, the nations are required to buy permits for every excess ton of the heat-trapping gas released through 2012. That will total 2.3 billion permits for 20 nations, New Carbon Finance, a research firm in London, has...

23 Dec2007

Cool It - The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming out now

On September 4, Bjorn Lomborg's latest book 'Cool It' was released in the US. It will soon be available in the UK and the rest of the world. Buy on Amazon

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