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2 Oct2022

Sustainable Development Goals: How India and the world are doing

Published by Mint

Kofi Annan once highlighted that the then abstract idea of sustainable development needed to be turned into a reality for the world population. Unfortunately, a lot of progress still remains on that front. The world’s—and India’s—performance on the relatively straight-forward Millennium Development Goals (2000-15) was impressive but far from impeccable. Since then, the global community has adopted a much grander set of promises called Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These goals comprise an unwieldy 169 targets that promise almost everything to everyone, from abolishing poverty, hunger,...

29 Sep2022

La desconexión entre la élite mundial y la realidad podría llevarnos al caos

Published by Milenio

La desconexión entre la élite mundial y el mundo real crece día a día. La mayoría de la gente está agotada por la pandemia, las subidas de precios de los alimentos, de la energía y la inflación general, y preocupada por la recesión. Sin embargo, los voceros de las élites acuden a las conferencias de Davos o Aspen para declarar que nuestras mayores e inmediatas amenazas son el cambio climático, los desastres medioambientales y la pérdida de biodiversidad. https://www.milenio.com/opinion/bjorn-lomborg/columna-bjorn-lomborg/la-desconexion-entre-la-elite-mundial-y-la-realidad-podria-llevarnos

23 Sep2022

The Heat Is On: Bjorn Lomborg on the Summer’s Record Heat

Published by Uncommon Knowledge

Climate change is not the extinction-level event it is often characterized as. Still, it is a problem we need to address, focusing on smart, effective solutions. In his latest long-form interview on climate change and climate policy on Uncommon Knowledge (filmed at Stanford University), Lomborg discusses practical ways to lower our carbon footprint and emissions, pointing out why “carbon free by 2050” probably isn’t achievable without massive energy breakthroughs coming from green energy R&D.

20 Sep2022

Bjørn Lomborg om konsekvenserne af global opvarmning: »Det er ikke katastrofalt«

Published by Berlingske

De, der gerne vil male fanden på væggen, bliver ved med at fortælle dig, at enden er nær. Det er fantastisk effektivt til deres pengeindsamling, men omkostningerne for samfundet er tårnhøje – vi tager elendige, dyre politiske beslutninger, og vores unger bliver skræmt fra sans og samling.

20 Sep2022

Bjørn Lomborg om konsekvenserne af global opvarmning: »Det er ikke katastrofalt«

Published by Berlingske

De, der gerne vil male fanden på væggen, bliver ved med at fortælle dig, at enden er nær. Det er fantastisk effektivt til deres pengeindsamling, men omkostningerne for samfundet er tårnhøje – vi tager elendige, dyre politiske beslutninger, og vores unger bliver skræmt fra sans og samling.

15 Sep2022

Drömmen om förnybart slutade i mörker

Published by Svenska Dagbladet

Det paradis som utlovas är ett luftslott av önsketänkande och grönt säljsnack. Det bör världens fattiga inte tvingas nöja sig med, skriver Bjørn Lomborg.

9 Sep2022

Fewer people are dying from natural disasters

Published by FOX News

‘False Alarm’ author Bjorn Lomborg discusses how despite liberal scare tactics, the climate is OK on ‘Jesse Watters Primetime.’

9 Sep2022

Policies Pushing Electric Vehicles Show Why Few People Want One

Published by Wall Street Journal

We constantly hear that electric cars are the future—cleaner, cheaper and better. But if they’re so good, why does California need to ban gasoline-powered cars? Why does the world spend $30 billion a year subsidizing electric ones?

6 Sep2022

Climate gains are ‘inconvenient truth’ — it’s not all bad news about the environment

Published by New York Post

It’s easy to believe that life on Earth is getting ever-worse. The media highlight one catastrophe after another and make terrifying predictions. With a torrent of doom and gloom about climate change and the environment, it’s understandable why many people — especially the young — genuinely believe the world is about to end.

6 Sep2022

Climate gains are ‘inconvenient truth’ — it’s not all bad news about the environment

Published by New York Post

It’s easy to believe that life on Earth is getting ever-worse. The media highlight one catastrophe after another and make terrifying predictions. With a torrent of doom and gloom about climate change and the environment, it’s understandable why many people — especially the young — genuinely believe the world is about to end.

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