Get the facts straight
Lomborg: A Chilling View of Warming Climate change prompts a call to arms. But at what cost would the battle be waged? Review on Tom Friedman's book on WSJ, Sept 13, 2008
Published by New York Post
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez declared last week that “the world is gonna end in 12 years if we don’t address climate change.” The freshly minted congresswoman skewered anyone who’d want to talk about the cost of global-warming policies, given the looming doomsday. Yes, her full remarks made it clear she only meant that the world would begin to end in 12 years if we don’t act. But she was still wildly wrong.
Published by IHNED.cz
2012-09-24 Meteorologické podmínky panující během letošního léta poskytly po celém světě dostatek munice pro debatu o globálním oteplování. Sucha a vlny veder jsou předzvěstí naší budoucnosti, uhlíkové škrty jsou zapotřebí více než kdykoliv dříve, avšak smysluplná politika stále nebyla uzákoněna. (...) Read more
Published by Econ Talk Podcast
Bjorn Lomborg, President of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, talks about the costs and benefits of attacking climate change with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Lomborg argues that we should always be aware of tradeoffs and effectiveness when assessing policies to reduce global warming. He advocates for realistic solutions that consider the potential to improve human life in other ways. He is skeptical of the potential to move away from fossil fuels and argues that geo-engineering and adaptation may be the most effective ways to cope with climate change.