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14 Jun2017

Water and Sanitation Services: Rural or Urban Haiti First?

Published by The Huffington Post

Low coverage rates for clean water and sanitation leave Haiti exposed to significant health burdens. According to the latest estimates, 72% of Haiti’s population lack access to improved sanitation facilities and use either shared facilities, other improved facilities, or defecate in the open. In urban areas, 66% of the population lacks access to improved facilities while in rural areas, 81% of the total population lacks access to improved facilities. Between 2,000 and 4,500 people die each year from diarrheal disease. And the lack of basic water and sanitation services has contributed to the...

13 Jun2017

Bjorn Lomborg: Trump was right to leave Paris climate deal

Published by Greg Gutfeld Show

Bjorn Lomborg to comment on the Paris Treaty on the Greg Gutfeld Show. He explained that the promises in the Paris Treaty were never enough to get anywhere near the 2°C target.

8 Jun2017

Two Ideas For Haitian Development Whose Time May Have Come

Published by The Huffington Post

There are as many different ideas to improve the well-being of Haiti as there are Haitians. After talking to more than 700 people to identify all of the nation’s biggest challenges and most promising solutions, the project Haiti Priorise has asked specialist economist researchers to focus on 85 key ideas across topics from health to infrastructure to the environment. Two research papers have recently been released that study on two ideas that have been long-discussed in Haiti. Are they ideas whose time has come? The first research paper, by Dr. Tarah Télusma Thelusme, Statistics Department...

8 Jun2017

Bjorn Lomborg: Paris Agreement matters a tiny bit, but not very much

Published by The Bolt Report

Bjorn Lomborg to comments on the Paris Treaty on The Bold Report. He explained that the promises in the Paris Treaty were never enough to get anywhere near the 2°C target.

6 Jun2017

Improving Learning In Haiti’s Classrooms

Published by The Huffington Post

In Haiti, about ninety percent of children are estimated to be in primary school. That is a real achievement compared to 20 years ago. But evidence shows that it is not enough to ensure that children are in the classroom. For real benefits, children need to engage in real learning when they are at school. Improving the quality of education and retention of students to the end of primary school and beyond poses a challenge for Haiti. New research for the project Haiti Priorise examines responses.

6 Jun2017

Gore gets slammed over false global warming prediction

Published by Fox Business

Bjorn Lomborg discuses Al Gore’s prediction that 75 percent of the Arctic’s ice will be gone due to global warming on Fox Business.

4 Jun2017

Fracasó plan Kioto-París contra cambio climático

Published by Milenio (México)

Bjorn Lomborg a comentarios sobre el Tratado de París sobre Milenio (México). Explicó que las promesas del Tratado de París nunca fueron suficientes para acercarse a la meta de 2 ° C.

2 Jun2017

Bjørn Lomborg: »Trumps udmeldelse er en mulighed for hele verden«

Published by Jyllands-Posten

"Efter USA i aftes meldte sig ud af Parisaftalen, har der været mange kritikere på banen, men en af dem, som er positive over for beslutningen, er Bjørn Lomborg, der er politolog og har skrevet flere bøger om klimaet. Han er kendt for sine kontroversielle holdninger i miljødebatten - og ikke mindst for at mene, at menneskeskabt global opvarmning ikke er så alvorligt og ofte bliver overdrevet."

2 Jun2017

Bjorn Lomborg: The U.S. Was Right to Withdraw From the Paris Climate Accord

Published by Reason

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

1 Jun2017

A path forward after the Paris climate agreement

Published by The Globe and Mail

Like the Kyoto Protocol before it, the drastically over-hyped Paris climate treaty has fallen victim to political and economic reality. Now that President Donald Trump has officially pulled the United States from the accord, it is time to declare the entire Kyoto-Paris approach to global warming dead and buried. Instead of scrapping over the treaty’s corpse, this is an opportunity to try a new, better and more efficient approach to solving global warming.

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