Get the facts straight
Danish author Bjorn Lomborg argues the United Nations promised too much — and recommends 12 priorities.
Published by The John and Ken Show
John & Ken had another fascinating interview with environmentalist Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus and a visiting fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution.
Published by New York Times
At the U.N., a Free-for-All on Setting Global Goals
MAY 6, 2014
by Eduardo Porter
"There are, of course, better and worse ideas. Bjorn Lomborg of the Copenhagen Consensus, who achieved renown by arguing that current efforts to cut carbon emissions to slow climate change cost too much and deliver too little, argues that many of the new targets also fail the test. He has been making the rounds among diplomats, showing them the results of cost-benefit analyses of some of the ideas on the table..."
Published by Boston Globe
America’s new United Nations ambassador, Kelly Craft, has an opportunity to help refocus global development efforts, using US clout to ensure every dollar spent does more to help people and the planet.
Craft is taking her position at a pivotal time, four years after the ratification of the
Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs, the development agenda up to the year 2030. With little more than one decade left, implementation desperately needs shaking up.