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3 Jan2008

Margaret Wente, The Globe and Mail

Published by The Globe and Mail

Global warming's cooler heads How is any normal person supposed to make sense of the global warming debate? I don't blame you if you've given up. The trouble is, it's not a debate at all. It's a heavily politicized screaming match, with claims and counterclaims bombarding you from all directions. What can we do? And who the heck can we believe? If you're in this fix, Bjorn Lomborg is your man. The Danish environmentalist has just published an essential guide for the perplexed, called Cool It. He covers all the bases in language anyone can understand. He doesn't...

3 Jan2008

Interview in Esquire

Published by Esquire

Bjørn Lomborg, the controversial author of The Skeptical Environmentalist, is back with his new book, Cool It. His take on global warming is bound to come under fire. Here, Lomborg responds to his likely critics.

3 Jan2008

Interview in China Post

Published by China Post

"Awarding it to Al Gore cannot be seen as anything other than a political statement. Awarding it to the IPCC is well-founded," said Bjorn Lomborg, author of "The Skeptical Environmentalist. He criticized Gore's film as having "some very obvious mistakes, like the argument that we're going to see six meters of sea-level rise," he said. "They (Nobel committee) have a unique platform in getting people's attention on this issue, and I regret they have used it to make a political statement." Read full interview...

3 Jan2008

Time: Let's Chill About Global Warming

Published by Time

Danish statistician, author of The Skeptical Environmentalist (2001) and one of the TIME 100 Scientists & Thinkers of 2004, Bjorn Lomborg, 42, sat down with TIME's Laura Blue in London to discuss carbon cuts, his many critics, and his new book, Cool It: the Skeptical Environmentalist's guide to Global Warming, published in the U.S. in September 2007. Watch the full interview...

3 Jan2008

Interview in VG Nett, Norway

Published by VG Nett

Miljø-Hitlers klimaplan By Geir Terje Ruud Han omtales som "Hitler" og en "trussel mot menneskeheten", men har en billigere plan enn den de jobber med på Bali. Read full interview...

23 Dec2007

Book of the Year in Sydsvenska, Sweden

Published by Sydsvenskan

Kenneth Hermele has chosen Cool It as one of the top five books of 2007 in Sweden. Read full article

23 Dec2007

Cool It - The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming out now

On September 4, Bjorn Lomborg's latest book 'Cool It' was released in the US. It will soon be available in the UK and the rest of the world. Buy on Amazon...

23 Dec2007

Time: Eco-Rebels

Published by Time

Maybe it happened the day after Hurricane Katrina or the night Al Gore won an Oscar for An Inconvenient Truth, but the first phase of the global-warming debate has ended. Even Skeptic-in-Chief George W. Bush recently convened a global-warming summit, where Condoleezza Rice told foreign diplomats that "climate change is a real problem--and human beings are contributing to it." Read full article...

4 Oct2007

New York Times: ‘Feel Good’ vs. ‘Do Good’ on Climate

Published by New York Times

By John Tierney Last week's column about Bjorn Lomborg's ideas for combatting global warming generated lots of angry comments, including the suggestion that Dr. Lomborg and I be fed to polar bears. I was more interested in what Seth Masia had to say about the Copenhagen Consensus, which is Dr. Lomborg's project for bringing experts together to set priorities in tackling global problems... Read also: Tierney-Lab: Economists vs. Ecologists Read more...

23 Sep2007

Riz Khan Show at Al Jazeera, July 23, 2007

Published by Al Jazeera

July 23, 2007 Riz Khan talks to Bjorn Lomborg, the author of 'The Skeptical Environmentalist' who challenges widely held beliefs that the state of the environment is worsening. Watch this on YouTube...

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