Get the facts straight
Looking at the issues behind the trade of endangered species, plus Middle East banking. For interview with Lomborg: see 10:40-15:10.
Published by The Wall Street Journal
Once a year or so, journalists from major news outlets travel to the Marshall Islands, a remote chain of volcanic islands and coral atolls in the Pacific Ocean, to report in panicked tones that the island nation is vanishing because of climate change. Their dispatches are often filled with raw emotion and suggest that residents are fleeing atolls swiftly sinking into the sea.
Published by Wall Street Journal
Global Warming and Mt. Kilimanjaro The glaciers on the famous peak, receding for more than a century, attract many tourists; the people of Tanzania attract much less attention. By BJORN LOMBORG
Climate change has captured the attention of politicians around the world. The following article is part of a series, leading up to the United Nations conference on global warming in Copenhagen that starts this week, on how ordinary people in different countries view the issue:
Published by Project Syndicate
Hurricane Sandy isn't about reducing CO2 emissions. It's about better disaster-preparedness.
Op-ed by Bjørn Lomborg in Project Syndicate.
When “superstorm” Sandy hit the east coast of the United States on October 29, it not only flooded the New York City Subway and became the most important factor for 15% of US voters in the presidential election a week later. It also resurrected the unwarranted claim that global warming was to blame for such events, together with the morally irresponsible argument that we should help future hurricane victims by cutting CO2 emissions.