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2 Oct2019

Exaggeration About Global Warming Is Greater Than Ever

Published by FOX Business

Copenhagen Consensus Center President Bjorn Lomborg discusses global warming exaggeration on FOX Business.

15 Jun2019

Politikere lever af at få det til at se ud, som om de redder alle mennesker i verden

Published by Altinget

Den kontroversielle politolog, klimadebattør Bjørn Lomborg har siden Kyoto-aftalen 1997 været en insisterende torn i øjet på landets klimaforkæmpere. Hans modstand over for den grønne omstilling har i 20 år bundet i økonomiske cost-benefit-analyser, hvor man ifølge Lomborg bruger alt for mange ressourcer på at omstille til sol- og vindenergi set i forhold til udbyttet.

10 Jun2019

Bjorn Lomborg on the Costs and Benefits of Attacking Climate Change

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.

23 May2019

Bjorn Lomborg: Fundamental World Problems Are In Better Shape Than Ever

Published by Steve Forbes What's Next

You’ll be hit by two big things: (1) Despite the nonstop stream of depressing news, the world is actually getting to be a better place—cleaner, more prosperous, less violent. (2) By pursuing commonsensical, cost-effective programs to battle the troubles still plaguing our planet, we can achieve a level of prosperity and quality of life for all that would have been deemed utterly unattainable only a few years ago. You’ll be heartened and inspired by much of what you hear in our absorbing conversation. You’ll also be angered by the way governments and other organizations are wasting hundreds of...

5 May2019

Der Klimawandel bedeutet nicht das Ende der Welt

Published by Capital

Spätestens seit dem Aufschwung der Bewegung Fridays for Future gilt der Kampf gegen den Klimawandel vielen Politikern als wichtigstes Ziel. Der Politologe Bjørn Lomborg hält das für falsch: Regierungen sollten ihr Geld für andere Dinge ausgeben

24 Dec2018

P1 Debat: Hvem redder klimaet?

Published by DR Radio

Redder vi kloden ved at spise mindre kød og holde igen på flyveturene? Eller er det forskning og ny teknologi, der baner vej? I Juleduellen kæmper to værdikrigere på ord og skarpe holdninger. To rivaler tørner sammen i duel - i en kamp på ord, argumenter, holdninger og kæpheste.

14 Dec2018

Klimaatcriticus Björn Lomborg: “Het klimaat is niet onze grootste prioriteit

Published by De Morgen

In het Poolse Katowice zochten wereldleiders deze week naar nieuwe maatregelen om de klimaatopwarming tegen te gaan. Ze waren beter thuis gebleven, zegt klimaatcriticus Björn Lomborg. “Dit beleid deugt niet. Het kost veel geld en heeft bijna geen impact.”

7 Dec2018

How to make the world better. Really. With Dr. Bjorn Lomborg.

Published by Jordan B Peterson Podcast

Bjorn Lomborg interview on The Jordan B Peterson Podcast. The podcast offers discussion and information concerning a variety of complex ideas: How moral & pragmatic values regulate emotion and motivation; Psychometric models such as the Big Five; The significance of hero mythology; The meaning of music, and the structure of the world as represented through religion and spiritual belief. Dr. Jordan B. Peterson is a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto, a clinical psychologist and the author of the multi-million copy bestseller 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos, #1 for...

31 Oct2018

Global warming: 'Paris agreement will leave 99% of the problem unsolved'

Published by France24

In a TV interview with France24, Lomborg explains why the Paris climate agreement is a highly costly treaty that will change little.

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