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5 Aug2011

FreedomLab video interview with Lomborg

Published by FreedomLab

Powershift videos by FreedomLab Interview with Lomborg Powershift - Update or upgrade? Lomborg is on 3:49-4:24 Vimeo-album for the entire interview series: http://vimeo.com/album/1630739 http://vimeo.com/25632835

5 Aug2011

Lomborg's Project Syndicate op-ed: Green Bootleggers and Baptists

Published by Project Syndicate

2011-07-15 Green Bootleggers and Baptists NEW YORK – In May, the United Nations’ International Panel on Climate Change made media waves with a new report on renewable energy. As in the past, the IPCC first issued a short summary; only later would it reveal all of the data. So it was left up to the IPCC’s spin-doctors to present the take-home message for journalists. (...)

22 Jul2011

Lomborg's article in "China in the next 30 years"

Published by China in the next 30 years

BOOK TITLE: China in the next 30 years / 书名 中国在未来30年 PUBLISHER: Central Compilation and Translation Press of China (CCTP)/ 出版者 中央编译出版社 Lomborg's article: China in the next 30 years/ 应对全球变暖-超越碳减排 ARTICLE AUTHOR: Bjorn Lomborg / 文章作者 : 波恩 伦伯格

11 Jul2011

Lomborg's article in The Australian: A carbon tax can't save the planet

Published by The Australian

A carbon tax can't save the planet Bjorn Lomborg From: The Australian July 11, 2011 AUSTRALIAN politicians on both sides of parliament should be applauded for seeking to respond to global warming at a time when many leaders have put this on the back burner. Unfortunately, much of the present-day focus is on cutting a tonne here or there from national carbon emissions. On Sunday, Julia Gillard announced the details of the carbon price package. (...)

27 Jun2011

Reuters interview with Lomborg

Published by Reuters

EU 2020 energy cuts may raise import share: Lomborg By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO Wed May 18, 2011 (Reuters) - EU plans to cut energy use by 2020 risk raising the proportion imported from outside the bloc, partly due to domestic nuclear power curbs, Danish academic and environmental writer Bjorn Lomborg said on Wednesday. (...) Read it online Int BL 2011 May 18 Doyle Reuters.com.pdf

26 Jun2011

Interview with Lomborg in I-CIO magazine

Published by I-CIO

“We need to ignite an energy tech revolution,” says controversial environmentalist Bjørn Lomborg Posted by Kenny MacIver 24 Jan 2011 Al Gore issues strict, clear instructions when he finds himself speaking at the same climate-change conference as Bjørn Lomborg: along the lines of, “Make sure I don’t share the stage or speakers’ room with that guy.” (...)

20 Jun2011

Lomborg op-ed: How to Set Goals

Published by Project Syndicate

2011-06-14 How to Set Goals COPENHAGEN – At this century’s start, leaders from every country agreed to pursue the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals. The ambition was to improve significantly the lot of the planet’s most disadvantaged citizens before 2015. (...) Read it online BL Op-ed 2011-6 June How to set Goals.pdf

24 May2011

Lomborg's Project Syndicate op-ed: The Myth of Green Energy Security

Published by Project Syndicate

The Myth of Green Energy Security 2011-05-17 Bjørn Lomborg COPENHAGEN – Turmoil across the Middle East and Northern Africa has refocused attention on the impact that political tensions or interference can have on the price and availability of energy imports. Against consumer fears of gas-price hikes, energy security ranks high on many Western governments’ policy agendas. (...)

18 Apr2011

Lomborg op-ed: Zadnych elektrowni nuklearnych?

Published by Racjonalista

Zadnych elektrowni nuklearnych? Autor tekstu: Bjørn Lomborg Tekst oryginału. Project Syndicate, 13 kwietnia 2011 Kiedy część Japonii została niedawno zdewastowana przez trzęsienie ziemi i następujące po nim tsunami, informacje o ludzkich ofiarach zostały szybko przyćmione przez globalny niepokój o opad radioaktywny z elektrowni nuklearnej Fukuszima Daiczi. Niepokój był zrozumiały: promieniowanie bardzo przeraża. Dorastałem w Danii w czasach, kiedy strach przed energią nuklearną był wszechobecny.

18 Apr2011

Lomborg's op-ed in The Daily: Some serious green

Published by The Daily

Some serious green Investment in wind and solar power will cost more than they’re worth By Bjorn Lomborg Saturday, April 16, 2011 President Obama has thrown his weight behind alternative energy sources, including wind and solar power. At a wind-turbine factory last week, he declared, “This is the future of American energy.” Like other politicians around the globe, Obama justifies the push for alternative energy investment by promising green jobs and greater energy security. But while green jobs and reduced reliance on foreign oil are important goals, they will be poorly...

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