2013-02-19 Zócalo Public Square asked scientists an important question: "Assuming climate change is irreversible, what’s the best thing we can do now to prepare ourselves for a warmer world?" Read Bjorn Lomborg's answer online or in the pdf below.
Published by Sky News
Copenhagen Consensus President Bjorn Lomborg says it’s “immoral” to tell the poor world not to use fossil fuels.
“Of course, they want to do the same thing,” he told Sky News host Chris Smith.
“India, Africa, want to do what China did.”
Published by Vanity Fair
The Vanity Fair Earth Day video has posted. It's 4 min and Bjorn Lomborg appears in the first minute. He appears along the likes of Stephen Chu, Deepak Chopra, Frances Benecke and many more. An Eco Wish Forty years ago today, 20 million Americans stood up to promote environmental activism, and the modern environmental movement was born. Now more than 500 million people in 175 countries celebrate Earth Day.
Published by The Age
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's diversion of $1 billion of development funds to climate aid might please climate activists at the Paris summit, but it's one of the least effective ways of helping the world's poor.
What would help is support for an end to the $680 billion wasted on annual fossil fuel subsidies that not only increase CO₂ but suck dry the public purse in many developing countries, keeping funds from areas that need it.