Bjorn Lomborg

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17 Dec2008

Lomborg and the Copenhagen Consensus in Guatemala

Published by Estrategia & Negocios

"Lomborg refrescó "prioridades" en Guatemala" this article was published in the E&N on Sept 5 2008 BL Sept 5 2008 E&N Lomborg refresco prioridades.pdf...

17 Dec2008

PolitykA W SłUżbie ekologii

Published by Przekroj

Bjørn Lomborg, duński ekolog, autor słynnej książki „Skeptical Environmentalist” Jeśli obecny trend się utrzyma, za 12 lat będziemy wydawać gigantyczne ilości pieniędzy na walkę z ociepleniem klimatu. BL int Nov 2008 PL Przekroj Politics as.pdf...

16 Dec2008

Copenhague, tenemos un problema

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Alejandro Alle Lunes, 1 de Septiembre de 2008 Al igual que Tom Hanks en la película Apolo XIII, cuando le informaba a su base en Houston haber sufrido una explosión a bordo a raíz de la cual estaban en problemas, son muchas las oportunidades en que América Latina le ha hecho saber al mundo de sus desventuras económicas.

16 Dec2008

A Better Way Than Cap and Trade

Published by Washington Post

By Bjorn Lomborg, Thursday, June 26, 2008 The bitter arguments in the Senate this month over the Lieberman-Warner climate change bill, which would have required major emitters to pay for the right to discharge greenhouse gases, proved that climate change caused by humans has come to the fore of U.S. policy debates. (...)

16 Dec2008

Top scientist takes new tack on global warming

Published by Haaretz

By Zafrir Rinat, January 21, 2008, Haaretz One of the world's most influential environmental scientists is set to present a controversial argument here today against the focus on reducing greenhouse gases and favoring R&D and better planning for the results of global warming such as hurricanes. Professor Bjorn Lomborg argues that funds should be invested in research and development that in a few decades will spawn technology to produce clean energy that all countries can use. Until then, the focus should be on improving readiness for possible disasters caused by global warming.....

16 Dec2008

Focus On Trade, Not Climate Change

Published by Forbes

Bjorn Lomborg, 12.15.2008 An economic argument against stricter caps on carbon emissions. While the world focused on United Nations-led discussions about climate change last week, international trade talks fell apart. The World Trade Organization head says progress on the Doha Round--negotiations to lower trade barriers--is stalled until well into next year...

16 Dec2008

Chilling Effect - Global warmists try to stifle debate

Published by Wall Street Journal

John McCain, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton all promise bold action on climate change. All have endorsed a form of cap-and-trade system that would severely limit future carbon emissions. The Democratic Congress is champing at the bit to act. So too is the Climate Action Partnership, a coalition of companies led by General Electric and Duke Energy... WSJ Opinion Journal, JOHN FUND ON THE TRAIL

16 Dec2008

Counterterrorism Priorities Are Proving Wasteful

Published by Rantburg

By Bjorn Lomborg and Todd Sandler. ...Recently, Copenhagen Consensus, whose purpose is to weigh the costs and benefits of different solutions to the world's biggest problems, commissioned new research into the merits of different methods of combating terrorism. The results are surprising and troubling.....

9 Dec2008

Bjorn Lomborg's advice for President-elect Obama on the cover of WSJ

Published by Wall Street Journal

A New Dawn, by BJøRN LOMBORG The benefits of climate-change policies are limited and costly. Instead, the president-elect needs to coolly evaluate competing priorities, says Bjørn Lomborg. Most generations face large and daunting challenges. But few generations have the promise of leadership that could address them rationally. Fortunately, President-elect Obama is uniquely positioned to achieve such a feat and help the world solve some of its most entrenched issues. He will be swamped with suggestions as to what to do first -- perhaps none more impassioned than those who advocate dealing with...

18 Nov2008

Lomborg's review on Tom Friedman's book

Published by Wall Street Journal

Lomborg: A Chilling View of Warming Climate change prompts a call to arms. But at what cost would the battle be waged? Review on Tom Friedman's book on WSJ, Sept 13, 2008...