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26 Apr2010

Reaction on Lomborg's Earth Day op-ed

Published by National Review

National Review Online Wednesday, April 21, 2010 In Honor of Earth Day, Let's Have Some DDT by Veronique de Rugy Tomorrow is Earth Day. Preparing for the event, my daughter's first-grade class has been hard at work to show all the perils that our planet faces. Hoping to brighten her teacher and her classmates' day, I sent her to school with this USA Today article by the fantastic director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, Bjorn Lomborg, stating that: Given all the talk of impending catastrophe, this may come as a surprise, but as we approach the 40th anniversary of the first...

26 Apr2010

Lomborg's op-ed in AmNY

Published by AmNY

...but scare tactics only hurt fight against global warming Apr 22, 2010 By Bjorn Lomborg The recent revelations that some climate scientists have been exaggerating the likely impact of global warming left a lot of people wondering whether they could trust anything the environmental activists tell them. (...)

26 Apr2010

Lomborg about Earth Day - on MSNBC

Published by MSNBC

Morning Joe with Joe Scarborough Can green energy be cheap? An interview with Bjorn Lomborg

26 Apr2010

Lomborg in IG

Published by IG

Bjorn Lomborg pede em SP soluções inteligentes para o aquecimento global Soluções mais inteligentes para o aquecimento global. É o que pedem os pesquisadores Bjorn Lomborg, professor adjunto da Copenhagen Business School e autor do livro O Ambientalista Cético, e Patrick Michaels, membro sênior de estudos ambientais do Cato Institute. Em São Paulo para o FEED 2010 (Fórum Internacional de Estudos Estratégicos para o Desenvolvimento Agropecuário e Respeito ao Clima), em São Paulo, ambos afirmaram, em entrevista coletiva concedida nesta segunda-feira (29), que a redução de emissões de carbono...

25 Mar2010

Lomborg's op-ed: Cars, Bombs, and Climate Change

Published by Project Syndicate

COPENHAGEN – For the better part of a decade, I have upset many climate activists by pointing out that there are far better ways to stop global warming than trying to persuade governments to force or bribe their citizens into slashing their reliance on fuels that emit carbon dioxide. What especially bugs my critics is the idea that cutting carbon is a cure that is worse than the disease – or, to put it in economic terms, that it would cost far more than the problem it is meant to solve. “How can that possibly be true?” they ask. “After all, we are talking about...

25 Mar2010

Le climat de la peur - Lomborg in La Tribune

Published by La Tribune

Devons-nous avoir peur pour l'avenir de notre planète ? Selon les militants environnementaux, nous arrivons à un point de non-retour au-delà duquel il nous serait impossible de sauver le monde du réchauffement climatique. L'évidence scientifique de cette prédiction est discutée. Il n'en demeure pas moins urgent d'éviter ce point de non-retour alors que la politique actuelle de lutte contre le changement climatique est erronée. (...)...

25 Mar2010

Ekonomia walki z globalnym ociepleniem

Published by Racjonalista

Autor tekstu: Bjørn Lomborg Przez większą część tego dziesięciolecia irytowałem aktywistów na rzecz walki z globalnym ociepleniem wskazując, że istnieją lepsze sposoby powstrzymania zmian klimatycznych niż próba przekonania rządów, by zmusiły lub przekupiły obywateli do drastycznego obcięcia zależności od paliw emitujących dwutlenek węgla.

5 Mar2010


Published by La Repubblica

Spaventare i cittadini non è la politica giusta BJØRN LOMBORG Negli ultimi mesi l’illustre gruppo di consulenza delle Nazioni Unite sul cambiamento del clima, l’Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (Ipcc), è stato scosso da tutta una serie di imbarazzanti rivelazioni sulle fonti di alcune delle sue previsioni più allarmistichee. (…)...

25 Feb2010

2010 Febr op-ed: Climate Science or Climate Evangelism?

As George W. Bush and Tony Blair learned the hard way, the public does not take kindly to being misled about the nature of potential threats. A similar shift in global public opinion is occurring with respect to climate change, owing to a stream of revelations about climate scientists' sloppy, if not tendentious, practice...

22 Feb2010

Munk Debate on Climate Change

Lomborg participated in the Munk Debate in Toronto, Canada, on Dec 1 2009. ABOUT the debate: C02 levels in the atmosphere are climbing steadily higher. Some believe this is having a devastating effect on humans and nature, while others argue that the threat has been overstated. Is this the moment for a bold international treaty to curb carbon emissions? Or, are the social and economic costs of reducing C02 emissions too high in world where a billion people live on a dollar or less a day? Just days before the United Nation’s historic Copenhagen summit the Munk Debates will tackle one of...