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18 Aug2011

Lomborg's op-ed: A Dim Light on Global Warming

Published by Project Syndicate

2011-08-12 Bjørn Lomborg COPENHAGEN – Amid a growing wave of concern about climate change, many countries – including Brazil, Australia, the United States, and the members of the European Union – passed laws in the 2000’s outlawing or severely restricting access to incandescent light bulbs. The intention was understandable: if everyone in the world exchanged most light bulbs for energy-efficient compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), we could save 3.5% of all electricity, or 1% of our CO2 emissions. (...)...

17 Aug2011

Transatlantyk Glocal Hero Award for Bjorn Lomborg

Published by Transatlantyk

Glocal Hero Award – for the person whose work has both a local and a global impact – will go to Bjørn Lomborg, named by The Guardian as “one of 50 people who can save the planet”. Bjørn Lomborg also made an appearance at the Polish premiere of Ondi Timoner’s “Cool It” on Saturday, August 6th at Multikino 51 at 5 P.M. The documentary focuses on the facts and myths regarding global warming, introduces the audience to the scientist behind the film, which is the main event of the Transatlantyk Eco section. Bjørn Lomborg took part in the debate about...

15 Aug2011

Lomborg interview in Søndagsavisen

Published by Søndagsavisen

2011 Aug 12-14 Søndagsavisen Engagerede undervisere hjalp dem i gang Flere kendte danske superformidlere blev karriereinspireret af en engageret underviser Bjørn Lomborg, miljødebattør »Min mentor var professor Jørgen Poulsen. Han engagerede folk og fik os til at tænke og diskutere. Det gav mig en tro på, at universitetet var mere end en pølsefabrik, hvor folk hurtigt presses ud som standardprodukter. Universitetet skal redefinere dig og gøre dig til en tænkende del af vestens tradition, hvor man tør fordybe sig og stille de store spørgsmål. Han gav mig en tro på, at de store...

5 Aug2011

FreedomLab video interview with Lomborg

Published by FreedomLab

Powershift videos by FreedomLab Interview with Lomborg Powershift - Update or upgrade? Lomborg is on 3:49-4:24 Vimeo-album for the entire interview series: http://vimeo.com/album/1630739 http://vimeo.com/25632835

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. (...)...

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