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23 Dec2008

Lomborg in the Daily Mail UK

Published by The Daily Mail

Lomborg's thoughts appear in the article Cash-strapped families face £1,000-a-year bill to help Government beat climate change (as if we didn't have enough problems); on the UK Government's decision to set a 80% cut in carbon emissions by 2050. The Government's climate change committee estimates this will cost 1-2 % of the GDP. At current values this is £24 billion - or £1,200 per household...

23 Dec2008

How to Think About the World's Problems

Published by Wall Street Journal

by Bjorn Lomborg, WSJ May 22, 2008 The pain caused by the global food crisis has led many people to belatedly realize that we have prioritized growing crops to feed cars instead of people. That is only a small part of the real problem... Read it online BL May 22 2008 WSJ How to Think About.pdf

23 Dec2008

The trillion dollar band-aid

Published by The Guardian

Björn Lomborg guardian.co.uk, Monday 15 September 2008 Solving climate change will be the most expensive public policy decision ever. Half-baked thinking won't fix it now. One commonly repeated argument for doing something about climate change sounds compelling, but turns out to be almost fraudulent. It is based on comparing the cost of action with the cost of inaction, and almost every major politician in the world uses it. (...)...

23 Dec2008

SMART IDEAS: Eat your vitamins - A very Canadian way to solve a world problem

Published by CBC Television

CBC news, Thursday, August 14, 2008 If Bill Gates, say, offered you $10 billion to solve the big problems of the world, what would you spend it on? Counterterrorism? Global warming? World hunger? What about on the three great plagues of the modern era: HIV, malaria, TB? Where do you think you would get the most bang for your buck? These are exactly the questions a think-tank called the Copenhagen Consensus has been asking, on three occasions now, over the past four years, with the support of such influential publications as The Economist magazine and, this year, the Wall Street Journal...

22 Dec2008

Setting climate change targets will not save the world, warns Bjorn Lomborg

Published by The Telegraph

Setting new targets on reducing carbon emissions will do nothing to save the world from global warming, a leading environmentalist has warned as ministers meet at a landmark climate change conference. By Louise Gray, Environment Correspondent 10 Dec 2008

22 Dec2008

Obama: Cała para w gwizdek

Published by Racjonalista

W jednym ze swoich pierwszych publicznych wystąpień politycznych jako prezydent-elekt Barack Obama skupił się na zmianie klimatu i wyraźnie określił zarówno swoje priorytety, jak i fakty, na których opierają się te priorytety. Niestety, i te priorytety i fakty przedstawiają się słabo czy wręcz są błędne. (...)

17 Dec2008

Lomborg and the Copenhagen Consensus in Central America-3

Published by Estrategia & Negocios

Asoma una nueva era de consensos Published in E&N, Oct 8, 2008 BL Oct 8 2008 E&N Asoma una nueva era de consensos.pdf

17 Dec2008

Lomborg and the Copenhagen Consensus in Central America-2

Published by Estrategia & Negocios

The article "Metodología de Trabajo: Primer Diálogo Intersectorial Centroamericano" has been published in the E and N magazine on Oct 7 2008. BL Oct 7 2008 E-N Metodologia de Trabajo.pdf...

17 Dec2008

Lomborg and the Copenhagen Consensus in Costa Rica

Published by Estrategia & Negocios

Consenso enfatizó la educación Estrategia y Negocios, Sept 8 2008 BL Sept 8 2008 E&N CR-consenso enfatizó la educación.pdf

17 Dec2008

Lomborg and the Copenhagen Consensus in Costa Rica, 2

Published by Estrategia & Negocios

CR: urge diseñar una política de estado y pulir sectores críticos Published in Estrategia y Negocios, Sept 9 2008 BL Sept 9 2008 E&N CR-urge disenar.pdf

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