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5 Aug2011

Lomborg's Project Syndicate op-ed: Green Bootleggers and Baptists

Published by Project Syndicate

2011-07-15 Green Bootleggers and Baptists NEW YORK – In May, the United Nations’ International Panel on Climate Change made media waves with a new report on renewable energy. As in the past, the IPCC first issued a short summary; only later would it reveal all of the data. So it was left up to the IPCC’s spin-doctors to present the take-home message for journalists. (...)...

22 Jul2011

Lomborg's article in "China in the next 30 years"

Published by China in the next 30 years

BOOK TITLE: China in the next 30 years / 书名 中国在未来30年 PUBLISHER: Central Compilation and Translation Press of China (CCTP)/ 出版者 中央编译出版社 Lomborg's article: China in the next 30 years/ 应对全球变暖-超越碳减排 ARTICLE AUTHOR: Bjorn Lomborg / 文章作者 : 波恩 伦伯格...

22 Jul2011

Bjorn Lomborg on CNN July 17 Sunday, GPS with Fareed Zakaria

Published by CNN

CNN, July 17 Sunday, 10am. Fareed Zakaria GPS features former White House National Economic Council Director Larry Summers, author Bjørn Lomborg, journalist Rami Khouri and Al Jazeera's Ayman Mohyeldin Lomborg is on from 31:47...

20 Jul2011

Lomborg on Australian radio show 2GB

Published by 2GB

Lomborg on Australian radio show 2GB July 20, 2011 Wednesday Length: 9:02

20 Jul2011

Lomborg article in Wall Street Journal: Time for a Smarter Approach to Global Warming

Published by Wall Street Journal

Time for a Smarter Approach to Global Warming Investing in energy R&D might work. Mandated emissions cuts won't. By BJORN LOMBORG Copenhagen, Dec 15, 2011 The saddest fact of climate change—and the chief reason we should be concerned about finding a proper response—is that the countries it will hit hardest are already among the poorest and most long-suffering. Read it online BL art 2009 Dec 15 WSJ.pdf...

11 Jul2011

Lomborg's article in The Australian: A carbon tax can't save the planet

Published by The Australian

A carbon tax can't save the planet Bjorn Lomborg From: The Australian July 11, 2011 AUSTRALIAN politicians on both sides of parliament should be applauded for seeking to respond to global warming at a time when many leaders have put this on the back burner. Unfortunately, much of the present-day focus is on cutting a tonne here or there from national carbon emissions. On Sunday, Julia Gillard announced the details of the carbon price package. (...)...

27 Jun2011

Reuters interview with Lomborg

Published by Reuters

EU 2020 energy cuts may raise import share: Lomborg By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO Wed May 18, 2011 (Reuters) - EU plans to cut energy use by 2020 risk raising the proportion imported from outside the bloc, partly due to domestic nuclear power curbs, Danish academic and environmental writer Bjorn Lomborg said on Wednesday. (...) Read it online Int BL 2011 May 18 Doyle Reuters.com.pdf

26 Jun2011

Interview with Lomborg in I-CIO magazine

Published by I-CIO

“We need to ignite an energy tech revolution,” says controversial environmentalist Bjørn Lomborg Posted by Kenny MacIver 24 Jan 2011 Al Gore issues strict, clear instructions when he finds himself speaking at the same climate-change conference as Bjørn Lomborg: along the lines of, “Make sure I don’t share the stage or speakers’ room with that guy.” (...)...

26 Jun2011

Interview with Lomborg on South African E-News channel about Green Jobs

Published by E News Channel (ZAF)

Green Jobs : Jobs Week Exclusive eNews Channel From: enewschannel Apr 14, 2011 On the 8th of April 2011, the eNews channel hosted a debate regarding the creation of 'green' jobs. Anchor, Joanne Joseph hosted the discussion between Earthlife representative, Muna Lakhani and author of "The Skeptical Environmentalist", Bjorn Lomborg...

26 Jun2011

DK: Lomborg interview in Raeson

Published by Raeson

2011 June Lomborg: Dan Jørgensen sidder fast i Kyoto-fortiden ”Hvis det ikke var alvorligt, var det jo komisk: Hvis EU gennemfører 2020-politikken, vil det koste 250 mia. dollar om året og reducere temperaturen med 0,05 grader. Får Dan Jørgensen sin vilje, og sætter reduktionen helt op til 30 %, vil det koste 400 mia. dollar om året, men kun reducere temperaturen til 0,06 grader; kun yderligere én hundrededel grad.” Det siger Bjørn Lomborg til RÆSON. Al Gore har skabt en panikangst, der har ført til 20 års fejlslagen klimapolitik: ”Der er en reel risiko for, at klimadebatten...

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