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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...

12 Apr2011

Lomborg interview in Dnevnik / Kapital

Published by Dnevnik/Kapital

ИНТЕРВЮ - Бьорн Ломборг: Вярвам в затоплянето, но не и как се борим с него От Николет Йенсен Последна промяна в 16:58 на 03 дек 2009, 1729 прочитания. Бьорн Ломборг е сред най-видните представители на т.нар. скептици на тезата за глобално затопляне. Политолог, създател и директор на Copenhagen Consensus Center, в който членуват някои от най-видните икономисти на планетата. През 2008 г. Ломборг беше посочен сред "50-те души, които могат да спасят планетата" от в. "Гардиън", влезе в списъка на сп. "Форин полиси" на 100-те интелектуалци на годината и беше определен...

12 Apr2011

Lomborg interview in Clarin: El calentamiento no se soluciona con impuestos

Published by Clarin

10 ABR 2011 Entrevista Bjørn Lomborg: "El calentamiento no se soluciona con impuestos" Contra la solución propuesta en el Protocolo de Kioto, el autor del libro "El ecologista escéptico" aconseja invertir el 0,2% del PBI mundial en la investigación y el desarrollo de energías verdes. Francisco de Zárate De denunciar a los científicos del calentamiento por catastrofistas a creer que el mercado de bonos de carbono no alcanza para solucionar el cambio climático. A primera vista, los últimos diez años del danés Bjørn Lomborg (46) parecen contradictorios. No lo son. En su libro...

7 Apr2011

Lomborg at The Guardian Hay Festival – May 30, 2011

Hay Festival – May 26-June 5, 2011 May 30, 2:30pm Bjorn Lomborg talks to Rosie Boycott http://www.hayfestival.com/p-3512-bjorn-lomborg-talks-to-rosie-boycott.aspx May 30, 8:30pm Bjorn Lomborg Cool it Screening http://www.hayfestival.com/p-3528-bjorn-lomborg.aspx Hay Festival is a gathering in the staggering beauty of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Writers, comedians and musicians that have the capacity to change our lives, to share new visions of the world, and to do that incredibly sexy thing – to renew our sense of wonder. Among the May 2011 headline guests will be Afro Celt...

7 Apr2011

Lomborg on CNN In the Arena

Published by CNN

Expert: Fossil fuels kill more people Bjorn Lomborg, revolutionary thinker and writer, says closing nuclear plants in the wake of a huge tsunami in Japan will actually cause more deaths.

29 Mar2011

Lomborg at BRISTOL Festival of Ideas, May 31

Bjørn Lomborg Putting Global Warming in Perspective 31 May 2011, 18.30-20.30 At Bristol Bjørn Lomborg believes that global warming is real, man-made and will have a serious impact on humans and the environment toward the end of thiscentury. In a range of books (including The Skeptical Environmentalist and Cool It), articles and now a film, Lomborg argues that we need to look at the costs and benefits of the proposed measures. He demonstrates that drastic, here-and-now measures are the worst way to spend money as climate change is a 100-year problem that cannot be fixed in ten years. Instead...

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