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23 May2019

Las promesas rotas de París, por Bjorn Lomborg

Published by El Comercio

Aprovechando la cumbre climática de París en el 2015, 20 líderes mundiales se comprometieron a duplicar la investigación y el desarrollo de la energía verde para el 2020. Hoy van camino de incumplir esa promesa.

23 May2019

Bjorn Lomborg: Fundamental World Problems Are In Better Shape Than Ever

Published by Steve Forbes What's Next

You’ll be hit by two big things: (1) Despite the nonstop stream of depressing news, the world is actually getting to be a better place—cleaner, more prosperous, less violent. (2) By pursuing commonsensical, cost-effective programs to battle the troubles still plaguing our planet, we can achieve a level of prosperity and quality of life for all that would have been deemed utterly unattainable only a few years ago. You’ll be heartened and inspired by much of what you hear in our absorbing conversation. You’ll also be angered by the way governments and other organizations are wasting hundreds of...

22 May2019

Investing in ART to treat HIV/AIDS

Published by Deccan Herald

The prognosis for people living with HIV/AIDS has been transformed through anti-retroviral therapy (ART), which is the use of medicines to treat HIV infection, and it is recommended for everyone who has HIV. ART helps people with HIV live longer, healthier lives and reduces the risk of transmission to others. Now, new analysis has established that further investment in preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS through ART is one of the 12 best investments that India can make to speed up its achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. This finding is an early result from a study that looks at...

17 May2019

It’s Cheaper to Talk than to Cut Emissions

Published by Project Syndicate

Environmental protesters and politicians around the world are calling for countries to become carbon neutral by 2050, if not sooner. These proposals get a lot of attention, but they would incur far higher costs than almost any electorate is willing to pay.

16 May2019

El cambio climático: problema real pero no el único

Published by Perfil

Durante el último cuarto de siglo, el cambio climático ha recibido más atención y generado más profecías catastrofistas por parte de líderes políticos y religiosos, celebridades y miembros de la realeza que cualquier otro tema.

5 May2019

Der Klimawandel bedeutet nicht das Ende der Welt

Published by Capital

Spätestens seit dem Aufschwung der Bewegung Fridays for Future gilt der Kampf gegen den Klimawandel vielen Politikern als wichtigstes Ziel. Der Politologe Bjørn Lomborg hält das für falsch: Regierungen sollten ihr Geld für andere Dinge ausgeben

25 Apr2019

Dajmy priorytet zapobieganiu przemocy domowej

Published by Listy z naszego sadu

Dwa typy rozwiązań – wzmocnienie pozycji i edukacja przez grupy samopomocy i mobilizacja lokalnej społeczności okazały się szczególnie ekonomicznie skuteczne. Wpływ przemocy domowej jest ogromny zarówno na same ofiary, jak i na całe społeczeństwo. Nowe dowody wskazują na działania pozwalające na zmniejszenie kosztów i zahamowanie przemocy, które mogą być podjęte przez każdy rząd.

22 Apr2019

UN ambassador can reset development agenda

Published by Boston Globe

America’s new United Nations ambassador, Kelly Craft, has an opportunity to help refocus global development efforts, using US clout to ensure every dollar spent does more to help people and the planet. Craft is taking her position at a pivotal time, four years after the ratification of the Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs, the development agenda up to the year 2030. With little more than one decade left, implementation desperately needs shaking up.

11 Apr2019

The World Bank Must Change Course

Published by Project Syndicate

The World Bank does a lot of important and effective work, especially in health and education, but its climate policies are poorly considered. The Bank’s new president, David Malpass, should refocus the institution on its core mission of eradicating poverty – including the energy poverty that wrecks so many lives.

10 Apr2019


Published by Finmag

Není divu, že se děti bojí. Část politiků a médií mluví o globálním oteplování dost vypjatým, „katastrofizujícím“ jazykem. A když už extrémní slovník nedokáže vybudit dostatečné vzrušení, musí se znovu přitvrdit a vyostřit. Pokud chceme něco s oteplováním dělat, zchlaďme nejprv hlavy.