Bjorn Lomborg

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31 May2017

Bjorn Lomborg: Trump pulling out of Paris climate agreement ‘could be blessing in disguise’

Published by Channel 4 News (UK)

Bjorn Lomborg to comments on the Paris Treaty on Channel 4 News (UK). He explained that the promises in the Paris Treaty were never enough to get anywhere near the 2°C target.

26 Jan2017

The Reasonable Environmentalist

Published by News Talk 770 (CHQR)

Danielle Smith of News Talk 770 (CHQR) interviews Bjorn Lomborg. "Imagine an environmentalist who believes that global warming is a real, pressing problem that is mostly man-made. Now imagine that same environmentalist saying that the Paris Accord will do next to nothing to halt global warming and it should be tossed out. That’s the view of Bjorn Lomborg, president and founder of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre."

18 Jan2017

Bjorn Lomborg prioritising SDGs for Bangladesh

Published by Business World India

Dr. Bjorn Lomborg, the president of the Copenhagen Consensus speaks to Businessworld's Neeta Misra on how they worked with key stakeholders to prioritise the SDGs for Bangaldesh.

1 Nov2016

Yes or No to a National Carbon Tax

Published by Roy Green Show

Dr. Bjorn Lomborg speaks with Roy green about two of his recent articles - The Free-Trade Miracle and How Green Policies Hurt the Poor. Bjorn’s interview starts at the minute 35.

19 Oct2016

The Organic Food Myth

Published by 6PR

Dr. Bjorn Lomborg speaks with Adam Shand of 6PR Drive to discuss why it is so important to set smart development priorities and the myth around organic foods.

11 Oct2016

Sustainable Development Goals – Are There too Many?

Published by BBC More or Less

It is now a year since the UN set its new Sustainable Development Goals to try to make the world a better place. They include 17 goals and a massive 169 targets on subjects like disease, education and governance. But some people like Bjorn Lomborg are saying that there are just too many and they are too broad, and left like that will never achieve anything. Is he right? Is there a better way to make the world better and stop some countries lagging behind?

30 Aug2016

Facebook Live chat with Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times

Dr. Lomborg stopped by The New York Times to speak with Nicholas Kristof about the work of the Copenhagen Consensus Center and how to do the most good in the world. “You can spend your money and do a lot of good many different places but some places you will do just a little good and some places you will do a lot good. Let’s do those places first.” – Bjorn Lomborg

24 Aug2016

P1 Debat: Har vi råd til at gå totalt øko?

Published by Danish Radio

"Danmark er verdensmestre i at spise økologisk. Men økologien er hverken sundere for os eller dyrene, og det vil koste milliarder af kroner og tusinder af liv, hvis hele verden lægger om til økologi. Det siger miljøskeptiker Bjørn Lomborg. Har han ret? Debat med Bjørn Lomborg, Paul Holmbeck, Økologisk Landsforening, Martin Merrild, Landbrug & Fødevarer og Claus Kragh, Mandag Morgen."

12 Aug2016

Fixing the World, Bang-for-the-Buck Edition

Published by Freakonomics

Here’s $2.5 trillion. You have 15 years to spend it. How do you distribute this money in a way that will achieve the most good for the world? This isn’t a hypothetical. In September 2015, the United Nations set its Sustainable Development Goals, a continuation of the Millennium Development Goals it set in 2000. Bjorn Lomborg has a few ideas about how the money should be spent. A self-proclaimed “public intellectual” and adjunct professor at the Copenhagen Business School, Lomborg also runs the Copenhagen Consensus Center, which tries to calculate the best return on...

6 Aug2016

Om 10 år vil folk holde fast i, at jeg er en idiot

Published by Politiken

"Bjørn Lomborg har i næsten 20 år været en torn i øjet på alverdens klimaforkæmpere. Han gør ikke længere en dyd ud af at provokere, men han nægter at holde sin kæft, når alarmister blæser klimaproblemerne ud af proportioner."