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22 May2021

Green activists are courting a humanitarian catastrophe

Published by The Australian

Despite intense climate worries, electorates have been unwilling to spend the trillions needed to cut emissions dramatically. That is why climate campaigners have increasingly pursued a new strategy by forcing climate policy through courts. Across the world, the UN now counts at least 1550 such climate cases in 38 countries, including Australia, often filed by young people invoking a fear for their ­future. Unfortunately, such cases undermine democracy, harm the poor, and sidetrack us from smarter ways to fix the climate. Since the beginning of climate negotiations, it has been hard to compel...

22 May2021

Unsere hilflose Klimapolitik sollen jetzt die Armen der Welt bezahlen

Published by Die Welt

Dank des Lockdowns wurden im Jahr 2020 die Klimaziele vieler reicher Länder zwar erreicht. Rechnerisch bräuchte es aber schon 2030 elf solcher Shutdowns. Und dann ist da noch das Problem „der anderen sechs Milliarden Menschen“, die jetzt die wahren Kosten tragen sollen.

21 May2021

Klimataktivism via juridik straffar sig

Published by Svenska Dagbladet

Att driva igenom dyr klimatpolitik genom domstolsutslag har ett demokratiskt pris.

20 May2021

Pressing Pause In Climate Alarmism In Favor Of Smarter Solutions

Published by Forbes

At his recent World Leaders Climate Summit, President Biden repeated his claim that climate change presents an "existential threat." This pervasive climate alarmism is the culmination of persistent eco-anxiety over the past decades. Already in 1982, the United Nations was predicting that climate change along with other environmental concerns could cause a worldwide “devastation as complete, as irreversible as any nuclear holocaust” by the year 2000. Needless to say, that didn’t happen.

20 May2021

Why the World is Failing at Fixing Climate Change

Published by Chicago Council on Global Affairs

In November, the 26th United Nations Climate Conference (COP26) will set a new global agenda for tackling climate change. The presence of the world's most powerful leaders at COP26 and the elevation of climate change to the top of President Biden's agenda in the United States demonstrate just how seriously many governments and their citizens now take climate change. But what assumptions guide decision-making on climate goals and will new policies produce the right outcomes? Bjorn Lomborg offers a critical perspective on the climate agenda.

19 May2021

La política climática no debe forzarse en tribunales de justicia

Published by Milenio

Apesar de la intensa preocupación por el clima, los electores no han estado dispuestos a gastar los billones necesarios para reducir drásticamente las emisiones. Por ello, los defensores del clima han recurrido cada vez más a una nueva estrategia: forzar la política climática a través de los tribunales de justicia.

18 May2021

The courts are no place to combat climate change

Published by New York Daily News

Despite intense climate worries, electorates have been unwilling to spend the trillions needed to cut emissions dramatically. That is why climate campaigners have increasingly pursued a new strategy: forcing climate policy through courts. Across the world, the UN now counts at least 1,550 such climate cases in 38 countries and more than a thousand just in the U.S., often filed by young people invoking a fear for their future. Unfortunately, such cases undermine democracy, harm the poor and sidetrack us from smarter ways to fix the climate.

17 May2021

Klimaforkæmpere underminerer demokratiet til at gennemtvinge vidtgående klimatiltag

Published by Berlingske

Hvis vi ønsker at skære drastisk ned på CO2-udledninger, skal vi i højere grad satse på investering i grøn innovation, skriver Bjørn Lomborg.

16 May2021

A klímaperek a demokráciát ássák alá

Published by Portfolio

A klímaváltozással kapcsolatos súlyos aggodalmak ellenére a választópolgárok nem kívánnak ezer milliárdokat költeni az emisszió jelentős csökkentésére. Emiatt a klímavédelmi mozgalmak egyre inkább új stratégiát választanak: bíróságokon keresztül erőszakolják ki a klímavédelmi intézkedéseket. Szerte a világban az ENSZ legalább 1550 ilyen klímapert tart számon 38 országban, amelyeket gyakran a jövőjükért aggódó fiatalok indítanak. Sajnos, ezek a perek aláássák a demokráciát, ártanak a szegényeknek, és eltérítenek minket a klímaváltozás kezelésének okosabb eszközeitől.

26 Apr2021

Is Everything Better Than We Think?

Published by Jordan B Peterson Podcast on YouTube

Dr. Bjorn Lomborg and Jordan B Peterson discuss a variety of topics in the realm of climate change and worldwide problems. We examine the claims made in his latest book False Alarm. Throughout the episode we touch on sustainable development goals, prioritizing problems for the world, achieving the highest return on investment, the apocalypse lens we apply to many global issues, making the poor richer, innovation, adaptation, selling and marketing solutions, and much more.

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