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7 May2014

Lomborg discusses the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals in the New York Times

Published by New York Times

At the U.N., a Free-for-All on Setting Global Goals MAY 6, 2014 by Eduardo Porter "There are, of course, better and worse ideas. Bjorn Lomborg of the Copenhagen Consensus, who achieved renown by arguing that current efforts to cut carbon emissions to slow climate change cost too much and deliver too little, argues that many of the new targets also fail the test. He has been making the rounds among diplomats, showing them the results of cost-benefit analyses of some of the ideas on the table..."

6 Mar2014

Leder: Lomborg er færdig som skurk

Published by Børsen

Børsen, Denmark. Talfægteren Bjørn Lomborg taler de fattiges sag, og Vestas-filosoffen Morten Albæk appellerer til vores sunde fornuft. Er der nye boller på suppen? Ikke nødvendigvis. Men i lyset af rapporten fra Det Miljøøkonomiske Råd må vi se debatørerne og deres dagsordener i et nyt lys. Debatten om den grønne omstilling har denne uge atter kørt livligt i Børsen blandt andet med kronikker fra de to førnævnte herrer. Men rollerne har ændret sig. Lomborg har længe været skurken. Først som fhv. statsminister Anders Foghs regnedreng og senere fordi han insisterer på at diskutere, hvordan de...

9 Feb2014

Interview in Norwegian: "Mannen som advarer mot klimaporno"

Published by Bergens Tidende

2014-02-09 Bjørn Lomborg advarer mot klima-alarmister og «vanvittige» subsidier til fornybar energi. Selv tror han teknologi og fakta vil seire over symbolpolitikk og følelser...

4 Feb2014

Ökonomen, die die Welt retten wollen

Published by Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

2014-02-04 Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Germany's newspaper of record, profiled Copenhagen Consensus and Dr. Lomborg in their series on economists influencing the global debate. The wide-ranging interview addresses both climate change and the approach of the Copenhagen Consensus Center to make the world a better place...

8 Oct2013

Portrait: The Resilient Environmentalist

Published by Cosmos

2013-10-07 Australian science magazine COSMOS features a 5-page portrait of Bjorn Lomborg in its October/November edition.

27 Sep2013

Världen mår allt bättre

Published by Katternö

2013-09-26 Swedish/Finnish Katternö journal features a 6-page cover story on Bjorn Lomborg.

26 Jul2013

Radio interview with Sergio Sarmiento

Published by Radio Red FM

El Dr. Bjorn Lomborg “El Ecologista Escéptico”, presidente de The Conpenhagen Consensus Center, comentó respecto al el obsoleto Protocolo de Kioto, el calentamiento global, la manera en que se está enfrentando y las fallas...

17 Jun2013

Bjorn Lomborg: «Le réchauffement climatique n'est pas la fin du monde»

Published by Le Figaro

2013-06-17 INTERVIEW - « Écologiste sceptique », le statisticien danois invite le monde à investir massivement dans les énergies « vertes ». LE FIGARO - Comment pouvez-vous dire, comme vous l'avez fait récemment dans le Sunday Times, que le réchauffement a plus d'avantages que d'inconvénients? Bjorn LOMBORG - Le changement climatique est un problème pour le futur mais, pour l'instant, il est bénéfique dans beaucoup de régions du monde. Des températures plus élevées signifient, par exemple, moins de dépenses pour le chauffage et moins de morts à cause du...

24 May2013

Blaming Oklahoma tornadoes on global warming is simply wrong

Published by CNN

2013-05-23 Bjørn Lomborg was interviewed on Piers Morgan Live, CNN's primetime talk show, discussing the alleged connection between climate change and extreme weather. He also issued a statement about the claims that global warming was to blame for the Oklahoma tornadoes: Numbers show downward trend even as temperatures have increased Reacting to statements by prominent US politicians, Bjorn Lomborg today said, “Blaming global warming for natural disasters such as this week’s tornado in Oklahoma is simply wrong." Dr. Lomborg, author of The Skeptical Environmentalist and...

30 Apr2013

Smart Solutions for a Better World

Published by SOFW

Interview with Bjørn Lomborg "An approach to doing good for the world, based on cost-effectiveness considerations – for some people this means a contradiction in terms, for others it is a possible tool for shifting the switches for present and future scenarios. In every case, Bjørn Lomborg, the Director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center and adjunct Professor at Copenhagen Business School will give rise to lively debates with his key-note lecture in Barcelona. Interested attendees of CESIO 2013 can find some extracts of his general ideas in this interview."...

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