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21 Jun2012

A Sound Bite on Limits to Growth

Published by BBC

BBC Radio 4's The Today 2012-06-19 Bjorn Lomborg BBC asked Dennis Meadows, co-author of Limits to Growth, to debate its predictions, but he said no sound bite would convince people who would listen to people like Lomborg. Yet, this debate is not about sound bites, Lomborg explains on the BBC Today program. It really is about a 40 year track record of spectacularly bad predictions. Limits to Growth set the agenda for worrying about the wrong problems with poor solutions...

21 Jun2012

Intervista a Bjørn Lomborg, famoso “ambientalista scettico”

Published by Tempi

Tempi.it. 2012-06-20: Intervista a Bjørn Lomborg, famoso “ambientalista scettico” Leone Grotti Oggi si apre a Rio de Janeiro la conferenza Onu sullo sviluppo sostenibile “Rio+20″: sono attese 20 mila persone e i più importanti capi di Stato per discutere sulle 49 pagine di accordi ambientali, da ratificare, intitolate “Il futuro che vogliamo”. «Il futuro che vogliono a Rio non è quello che vogliamo noi» afferma a tempi.it Bjørn Lomborg, “l’ambientalista scettico” che non vuole cedere al «catastrofismo con cui viene sempre...

21 Jun2012

CZ: Ekologický summit míří na špatný terč

Published by IHNED.cz

2012-06-21 Desetitisíce lidí se dnes sejdou v Rio de Janeiru na Summitu Země Organizace spojených národů. Účastníci - od znavených politiků až po zapálené aktivisty - tam mají znovu podnítit globální zájem o životní prostředí. Bohužel se summit pravděpodobně stane promrhanou příležitostí. OSN staví na odiv lákavý příslib "zelené ekonomiky" zaměřené na boj proti globálnímu oteplování. Ve skutečnosti však summit míří na nesprávný cíl, protože zanedbává témata, která jsou pro drtivou většinu světa mnohem závažnější. (...)...

19 Jun2012

Equívoco no Rio

Published by Negocios

2012-06-19 Milhares de pessoas reúnem-se, neste momento, no Rio de Janeiro para participar na Cimeira da Terra das Nações Unidas. Os participantes, que vão desde políticos cansados a activistas entusiasmados, pretendem recuperar as preocupações globais com o meio ambiente. Infelizmente, o mais provável é que esta cimeira seja uma oportunidade perdida.

18 Jun2012

Lomborg in Der Standard: "Weniger zahlen und viel mehr erreichen"

Published by Der Standard

Der Standard. INTERVIEW ERIC FREY, 15. Juni 2012 Bjørn Lomborg, Kritiker der Klimaschutzpolitik, sieht den Kampf gegen CO2-Emissionen und Subventionen für alternative Energie als Geldverschwendung

18 Jun2012

Verbohrt in Rio

Published by Die Welt

2012-06-18 "Grüne Ökonomie" ist das neue trendige Thema des UN-Gipfels in Brasilien. Aber kann man die todernsten Probleme der Welt mit den Luxusrezepten der reichen Länder kurieren?...

16 Jun2012

Empecinados en Río

Published by El Tiempo

2012-06-16 Copenhague. Pronto se reunirán decenas de miles de personas en Río de Janeiro para la Cumbre de la Tierra de las Naciones Unidas. Los participantes, que van desde políticos cansados hasta personas que hacen, entusiastas, campaña, deben reavivar la preocupación mundial por el medio ambiente. Lamentablemente, lo más probable es que la cumbre sea una oportunidad perdida. (...)

16 Jun2012

Fareed Zakaria GPS : Lomborg on environmentalism

Published by CNN

2012-06-17 CNN Fareed Zakaria GPS: Lomborg on environmentalism. Lomborg on the UN's conference on sustainable development...

14 Jun2012

Lomborg: Research Is The Way Ahead for Preserving Biodiversity

Published by Forbes India

Biodiversity campaigners should push the case for more R&D, rather than putting out alarming figures or pictures of endangered cuddly animals Forbes India By Bjorn Lomborg.Jun 14, 2012 Disappearing biodiversity has increasingly received mainstream media attention in the past few years. Often, biodiversity campaigners have attempted to capture our attention with pictures of cuddly endangered animals, or alarming figures about the rate of disappearing species.They use cuddly animals because people are much more inclined to care more about so-called “charismatic animals” (larger...

14 Jun2012

The Debate: Should we be doing more to combat climate change?

Published by The Independent

The Independent. Read the opinion of Bjorn Lomborg and Tony Jupiter. By Laura DavisWednesday, 13 June 2012 Fifty years ago, few people cared about pollution, deforestation, whaling or the Ozone layer. But even with an increasing awareness of issues concerning the environment, there is still a long way to go. This week The Independent is looking at the successes and failures of the Green Movement at 50, with a series of blogs and features centred around the question: “Has the environment movement been a success?”...

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