Articles & Videos
Bjorn Lomborg is active in both writing articles and attending different podcasts and interviews. Find his recent attendings below, and filter after your preferences.
The World is Not Ending | Bjørn Lomborg | EP 315
Published by Jordan B Peterson Podcast on YouTube
Bjorn Lomborg joins Jordan Peterson on his podcast to explore the idea of how we do good in the world most effectively.
In order to get to a point where we can discuss investing in better education and nutrition, we also need to confront the sense of impending doom that has swept the western world and specifically today's young people. Together, Peterson and Lomborg break down the ideas of social credit and easy activism, and paint the picture of a world we can strive for, without the demonization and destruction of the one we currently inhabit.
Leaders try to fix every problem — like poverty and education — but end up getting nothing done
Published by New York Post
The Way Forward: A New Vision for the Future
Published by New York Post
The muddled reality of electric cars
Published by Financial Post
Climate activists and politicians constantly tell us electric cars are cleaner, cheaper, and better. Many countries, including the U.K., Germany, and Japan, will even prohibit the sale of new gas and diesel cars within a decade or two.
But if electric cars are really so good, why do we need to ban the alternatives? And why do we need to subsidize electric cars to the tune of $30 billion per year?
The West Says It Will Pay Reparations for Its Alleged Climate Sins
Published by Wall Street Journal
At the recently concluded UN climate summit, wealthy nations agreed to pay climate reparations to poor countries. Unfortunately, this could ultimately be a bad deal even for the recipients, if the West expects developing nations to forego fossil fuels that would help them to develop and get more resilient towards natural disasters.
Bjorn Lomborg also discussed the topic on The Journal Editorial Report with Wall Street Journal editor Paul Gigot.
Climate Change Debate: Bjørn Lomborg and Andrew Revkin | Lex Fridman Podcast #339
Published by Lex Fridman Podcast on YouTube
A priority order for our SDGs can prove effective and win followers
Published by Mint
Bjorn Lomborg writes in Mint with Bibek Debroy, the chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. Together with Aditya Sinha they present a new research paper by Lomborg and Debroy. It argues for a number of amazing public policies for India, and they highlight four specific solutions that promise phenomenal benefits for every rupee spent: (1) Nutritional and health counseling, (2) family planning, (3) immunizations, and (4) agricultural R&D and certified seed production.