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Copenhagen Consensus president slams political leaders for blocking smart environmental concepts that will help alleviate climate pain on 'Varney & Co.'
Published by Telegraph
Chancellor Phillip Hammond was slapped down by Downing Street last week for warning that reaching net zero carbon emissions could cost the UK £1 trillion and require cuts to funding for schools, hospitals and the police force. Climate change needs a response, but Mr Hammond is right to highlight the cost – and in fact, he is likely to be underestimating the real price-tag.
Published by USA Today
President Trump’s executive order eliminating President Obama’s standards for power plants guts the main U.S. measure to reduce harmful carbon emissions, and in doing so reveals the emptiness of the Paris climate treaty.
The science is clear-cut: Climate change is real and mostly caused by humanity. Obama committed America to major carbon cuts.
According to the International Energy Agency, the U.S. promised to cut more energy-related CO2 emissions than any country in the world from 2013 to 2025, under the Paris climate treaty.
Published by PEN World
Lomborg participated in the Weather Report panel, Apr 29 in New York. You can watch the entire event online. Lomborg's part of the talk starts at 33 minutes in.