Bjorn Lomborg

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16 Sep2010

Lomborg's article in Esquire Magazine Middle East

Published by Esquire

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO Saving Planet? Global warming is not a current threat but a future one. It will cause more heat deaths, flooding and lower agricultural productivity in hot areas. But it will also result in longer growing seasons, more precipitation and fewer cold deaths in most places. Attempts to terrify people about climate change have backfired. Political posturing by celebrity activists and scientists has undermined years of important work on the matter.

10 Sep2010

Lomborg's newest op-ed in Globe and Mail

Published by The Globe and Mail

Sure, worry about climate change – but not too much by Bjørn Lomborg Exaggerated fear is no basis for making smart decisions about something as complicated as global warming For some years now, the debate over global warming has been dominated by fear. Understandably frustrated that their message might not be getting through, climate activists have been ratcheting up the rhetoric to the point where one could be excused for wondering whether they are quoting from scientific journals or the Book of Revelations. If nothing is done, we’ve been told, global warming would soon destroy...

10 Sep2010

Lomborg in Foreign Policy magazine

Published by Foreign Policy

A Changed Climate Skeptic? Bjorn Lomborg has long infuriated environmental activists with his contrarian views on global warming. Has he now embraced their cause? INTERVIEW BY ELIZABETH DICKINSON | SEPTEMBER 3, 2010 It seemed too sensational to be true. On Aug. 30, the Guardian reported that one of the world's most prominent "climate change skeptics," Bjorn Lomborg, had made an apparent about face, now calling for $100 billion to be devoted to stopping global warming. (...)

8 Sep2010

Εφικτός ο στόχος των 100 δισ. δολαρίων


"Reachable the goal of the $100 billions per year" article by Laura Spyropoulou and Stavros Vlachos Adesmeytos Typos, Sept 8, 2010 BJORN LOMBORG Εφικτός ο στόχος των 100 δισ. δολαρίων Δανός οικονομολόγος BjornLomborg έγινε ευρύτερα γνωστός με το βιβλίο του «The Skeptical Environmentalist», που κυκλοφόρησε το 2001, προκαλώντας θύελλα αντιδράσεων στην επιστημονική κοινότητα. Εκεί ο Lomborgανέλυε πως η κινδυνολογία για την υποτιθέμενη κατάρρευση της οικολογικής ισορροπίας οδηγεί σε άσκοπες δαπάνες για το περιβάλλον, τη στιγμή που εκατομμύρια άνθρωποι χρειάζονται άμεση...

8 Sep2010

Lomborg interview with La Stampa

Published by La Stampa

IL PIU’ FAMOSO «AMBIENTALISTA SCETTICO» CHIEDE UN FONDO DA 250 MILIARDI: SERVE A SVILUPPARE LE NUOVE TECNOLOGIE VERDI "Anche la mia verità è scomoda" Lomborg: divento attore contro Al Gore per sconfiggere l'effetto serra GABRIELE BECCARIA Pronunciate il nome Bjorn Lomborg e ogni ecologista politicamente corretto seppellirà lui - e voi - di improperi. Ma lo scienziato più odiato dai verdi ha preparato una sorpresa. E’ un libro e si intitola «Smart solutions to climate change», soluzioni intelligenti al cambiamento climatico. Professore, finora...

8 Sep2010

Lomborg interview with Zero Hora: Hora de pensar nas soluções

Published by Zero Hora

Zero Hora: Hora de pensar nas soluções Saiu na capa do jornal britânico The Guardian na semana passada: “A voz diver- gente das mudanças climáticas mudou de ideia”. Pouco depois, vários sites repercutiam a improvável notícia: em seu novo livro, o pesquisador dinamarquês Bjorn Lomborg, autor de alguns dos mais controversos livros da área, O Ambientalista Cético – Revelan- do a Real Situação do Mundo e Cool It – O Guia de Um Ambientalista Cético sobre o Aquecimento Global? e colunista do Nosso Mundo, defende que precisamos combater as mudanças climáticas. Em entrevista...

2 Sep2010


Published by The Guardian

Bjørn Lomborg: $100bn a year needed to fight climate change Exclusive 'Sceptical environmentalist' and critic of climate scientists to declare global warming a chief concern facing world Bjørn Lomborg: the dissenting climate change voice who changed his tune With his new book, Danish scientist Bjørn Lomborg has become an unlikely advocate for huge investment in fighting global warming. But his answers are unlikely to satisfy all climate change campaigners

4 Aug2010

Lomborg in Newton

Published by Newton

Bjørn Lomborg Roma - Jacopo Prisco Bjørn Lomborg, danese, 45 anni, professore della Copenhagen Business School, ha le idee molto chiare sul riscaldamento globale. Ma sono in contrasto con quasi tutta la comunità scientifica: il suo libro del 2003, "L’ambientalista scettico", ha generato mille polemiche ed è finito nel mirino del Committee of Scientific Dishonesty, un organo del governo danese che supervisiona la correttezza della divulgazione scientifica. Inizialmente, Lomborg è stato accusato di pubblicazione di dati inesatti o manipolati, plagio e abuso del metodo statistico...

4 Aug2010

Bjorn Lomborg: la green economy

Published by La Repubblica

July 19, 2010 Economista, scrittore e direttore Business School Copenhagen La Repubblica.

4 Aug2010

CNBC's What The Future... with Lomborg

Published by CNBC

Research Files: A Chat with Bjorn Lomborg Part 1 of 6 As part of our research for WTF! we interviewed some of the most influential thought leaders we could find. We met up with Bjorn Lomborg for lunch. Video, 6 part episode