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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.

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.

1 Jun2017

Donald Trump is right to reject the Paris climate change treaty: It's likely to be a costly failure

Published by The Telegraph

Hours before Donald Trump announced that the US would be quitting the Paris carbon-cutting treaty, UN Secretary General António Guterres took to the President's preferred medium, Twitter, to declare that climate action is “unstoppable”. The clear message, reinforced by leaders from the European Union and China, is that the rest of the world will continue with the Paris Treaty without US involvement. Their resolve is quickly going to smash into three incontrovertible truths.

1 Jun2017

US Poised to Quit Paris Climate Deal

Published by BBC

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

31 May2017

Bjorn Lomborg says Paris Agreement is a ‘Bad Deal’

Published by 2GB

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

31 May2017

Bjorn Lomborg: Trump pulling out of Paris climate agreement ‘could be blessing in disguise’

Published by Channel 4 News (UK)

Bjorn Lomborg to comments on the Paris Treaty on Channel 4 News (UK). He explained that the promises in the Paris Treaty were never enough to get anywhere near the 2°C target.

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