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2 Jun2011

Interview with Lomborg on Filmland, DR P1

Published by DR P1

Trier og melankolien Filmland 27. maj 2011 kl. 14:03 på P1 Hør udsendelsen, 56:57 Interview with Lomborg starts 40.45 minutes in on this clip Lars von Trier er taget hjem fra Cannes, formentlig udmattet og med et nyt syn på verdens største filmfestival. Og samtidig får danskerne nu muligheden for at se den film, der var udgangspunkt for balladen, men egentlig handler om noget helt andet. Filmland taler med Trier og hans fotograf, Manuel Alberto Claro, anmelder 'Melancholia' og ser i øvrigt nærmere på en anden kontroversiel mand, Bjørn Lomborg, og dokumentaren 'Cool It'...

31 May2011

Interview with Lomborg in the RICS Modus magazine

Published by RICS Modus

Are governments doing enough to mitigate the effects of climate change? No, they are doing too much of the wrong things, and too little of what will actually work. All the focus has been on immediate carbon cuts although studies show that the cost will be vastly greater than the benefit. (...)

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 May2011

Lomborg on Fox Happening Now

Published by Fox News

FoxNewsInsider, Apr 21, 2011 Earth Day: Author Bjorn Lomborg on Whether We're 'Saving the World ... Or Just Burning Money' One day ahead of Earth Day, 'Skeptical Environmentalist' author Bjorn Lomborg stopped by to talk about what's worth it and what's not when it comes to actually changing the environment...

5 May2011

Lomborg radio interview on 89.3 KPCC

Published by KPCC radio

Patt Morrison for May 5, 2011 Has Bjorn Lomborg—the poster child of environmental skeptics—changed his climate? Bjorn Lomborg, Danish environmental academic, infuriated scientists around the world when he published The Skeptical Environmentalist in 2001. The book claimed that overpopulation, destruction of resources, and global warming are not imminent problems. It would be a waste of time, Lomborg wrote, and even detrimental, if countries focused on environmental problems like global warming instead of on bigger problems such as worldwide poverty and disease. (...)...

29 Apr2011

Lomborg's article in Washington Post

Published by Washington Post

Washington Post Opinions Hold the accolades on China’s ‘green leap forward’ By Bjorn Lomborg, Published: April 21, 2011 As the world’s factory floor, China is not an obvious environmental leader. It is beleaguered by severe pollution and generates more carbon emissions than any other nation. Yet many have trumpeted it as an emerging “green giant” for its non-carbon-based energy production and its aggressive promises to cut carbon emissions. New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman described China’s “green leap forward” as “the most...

24 Apr2011

Lomborg on Dylan Ratigan Show on Earth Day

Published by MSNBC

Climate debate driven by fear? The self-described skeptical environmentalist, Bjorn Lomborg, joins the Dylan Ratigan Show on Earth Day to discuss global warming, the fear-based rhetoric, and whether China is actually beating the U.S. in the clean energy race.

19 Apr2011

Lomborg interview in Galileu

Published by Galileu

Cortar emissões de carbono é uma ideia ruim, diz estatístico dinamarquês Bjorn Lomborg diz que é melhor usar o dinheiro para aumentar o gasto com a pesquisa e desenvolvimento de energias verdes O estatístico dinamarquês Bjorn Lomborg se tornou conhecido (e odiado) a partir da publicação de seu polêmico livro "O Ambientalista Cético", em 2001, no qual afirmava que o dinheiro destinado a combater o aquecimento global deveria ir para enfrentar outros problemas mais urgentes, como a Aids. No ano passado, ele lançou "Smart Solutions to Climate Change" ("Soluções...

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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