Bjorn Lomborg

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29 Jul2014

Bjorn Lomborg recently gave testimony to the US Senate

Current climate action is more costly than inaction, even if politicians were smart. Bjorn Lomborg recently gave testimony to the US Senate in regard to the economic and budgetary consequences of climate change.The cost of climate action is likely to cost at least twice as much as climate inaction in this century. Lomborg presented how green energy research could show a way out of this dilemma. Renowned climate scientist Prof. Judith Curry called the testimony "important, well worth reading and pondering." Read Lomborg's testimony or watch the full hearings on webcasts from the...

25 Jun2014

Two Videos That Illuminate Energy Poverty

Published by Gates Notes

On his personal web-page, Bill Gates highlights Bjorn Lomborg's arguments: the 3 billion people living in energy poverty can’t afford today’s expensive clean energy solutions, and we can’t expect them wait for the technology to get cheaper. Gates and his team produced two videos with Bjorn Lomborg, in which he explains why fossil fuels can fight poverty and save lives...

3 Jun2014

Lomborg on fixing the world's greatest challenges at Reason Foundation

Published by Reason Foundation

How do we best spend our scarce resources to do good in the world? In his talk to Reason Foundation, Lomborg takes you though how to prioritize the solutions to some of the world's greatest problems. The talk is based on this new, second edition of Lomborg's book How to Spend $75 Billion to Make the World a Better Place, available on ...

4 May2014

Lomborg on MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry's show

Published by MSNBC

A problem, not armageddon Media around the world asked Bjorn Lomborg to comment on the latest IPCC reports.On MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry, Bjorn Lomborg discussed the effects of climate change on hunger , why we don't need to fear a global food shortage , and what will really help the poor adapting to a changing climate. You can watch the video by clicking on the MSNBC logo to the right...

8 Apr2014

Fox Business shows host Lomborg

Published by Fox Business

Fox Business channel's Varney & Co. and The Independents asked Lomborg about the UN IPCC reports' findings on climate change and how to tackle global warming smartly. View the appearance on Varney & Co. by clicking the Fox logo to the right. The video for the Independents is available here ...

24 Feb2014

Lomborg delivers speech at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Published by Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Bjorn Lomborg gave a speech at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusettes on 24 February 2014. The talk, entitled "Prioritizing Our Greatest Problems Versus Prioritizing Our Efforts to Find Solutions," discussed the smartest ways to tackle today's most pressing global issues. According to WPI, "the University Lecture Series provides a forum for speakers of national and international importance to enhance scholarly and scientific learning and to stimulate the intellectual climate of the university and surrounding communities." Find out more on WPI's...

9 Jan2014

Dr Bjorn Lomborg at Creative Innovation 2013 Asia Pacific

Published by Creative Universe

Bjorn Lomborg discusses limiest to growth at Creative Innovation Asia Pacific’s annual future shaping event presented by Creative Universe.

12 Nov2013

What do global problems cost us?

Published by TED Talks

Bjorn Lomborg gave a TED Talk in New York on How Much Have Global Problems Cost the World? A Scorecard from 1900 - 2050. He presents a new way to compare global problems and shows that the world is becoming a better, more livable place.

30 Sep2013

Lomborg comments on IPCC report for TV and radio stations worldwide

Broadcasters around the world booked Bjorn Lomborg as a commentator on the new report the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released on September 27. Moreover, his press release was printed in a multitude of newspapers and different languages. Lomborg's interviews include: Australia: ABC Radio National (Breakfast program), Greg Cary Show (4BC), Chris Smith Afternoon Show (Radio 2GB Sydney) Canada: Power & Politics (CBC), The John Oakley Morning Show (AM 640 Toronto) Denmark: Deadline (DR2), Pressen (DR P3), TV2 News, Dagen (DR2), Radio24syv United Kingdom: Newshour (BBC World...

27 Jun2013

Global denken, lokal bauen

Published by SWR

2013-06-27 Grüne Energietechnologie sei viel zu teuer, um international Akzeptanz zu finden, sagen Kritiker und fordern Grundlagenforschung. Ein deutscher Windradbauer macht vor, dass es auch anders geht. Seine Anlagen für windarme Regionen sind weltweit gefragt.