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.
After Harvey: Are record-breaking storms the new normal?
Published by France 24
The Economist asks: Bjorn Lomborg
Published by The Economist Asks
How alarmist rhetoric warps climate policy
Published by The Australian
Promoting his climate change film An Inconvenient Sequel, former US vice-president Al Gore likes to say that the nightly news has become “a nature hike through the Book of Revelations”.
He’s not the only one touting an apocalypse. In a much-shared story, New York magazine warned that famine, economic collapse and “a sun that cooks us” will happen as soon as the end of this century, as “parts of the Earth will likely become uninhabitable, and other parts horrifically inhospitable”.
Making Government Smarter
Published by Foreign Affairs
These days, people for the most part believe that governments should try to promote the general welfare of the populations they serve. The disagreements come over how to do that—what goals to focus on, what policies to adopt, and so on. These questions are usually approached through broad intellectual frameworks, such as political ideology or religion, and much time is spent debating the finer points of various doctrines.