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Bjorn Lomborg

Paris Plastered With Wanted Posters For 'Climate Criminals'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.07.2015 | Politics

A new campaign spearheaded by global advocacy organization Avaaz targets seven fossil fuel lobbyists and climate change skeptics who are in Paris for ...

Correcting the Wall Street Journal on Climate (Again)

Climate Nexus | Posted 04.04.2015 | Green
Climate Nexus

Bjorn Lomborg's latest Wall Street Journal op-ed resurrects repeatedly demolished distortions of fact to downplay the real and increasingly documented threats of climate change. His trademark tactic is to acknowledge that climate change is real and human-caused, only to then dismiss the solutions -- reducing emissions and promoting clean energy now -- as unnecessary or infeasible.

Meme With Wings: Are Western Anti-Fracking Activists Funded by Putin's Russia?

Steve Horn | Posted 08.31.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

With loud megaphones and ongoing geopolitical tensions between the U.S. and Russia with no end in sight, one can rest assured Rasmussen will not be the last one to repeat this meme, just as he was not the first.

Fact Free Bjørn

Carl Pope | Posted 02.11.2014 | Green
Carl Pope

In Bjørn's world, climate is tomorrow's problem, which must wait until we solve today's, poverty. Cheap and available fossil fuels are going to lift the poor. Clean energy which might solve the climate crisis is not up to the job.

Is Earth Hour Stupid?

Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 05.22.2013 | Green
Tom Zeller Jr.

Is Earth Hour, the annual ritual in which people the world over turn out their lights as a show of solidarity in the fight against climate change and other environmental issues, a waste of time and energy? Bjorn Lomborg certainly thinks so -- but what is accomplished by niggling over the metrics of a global awareness campaign?

George Will, Doomsday, and a Straw-Man Sighting

Brian Czech | Posted 10.28.2012 | Business
Brian Czech

Despite the fact that Will has the combined credibility of Barry Bonds and BP Oil on environmental and sustainability affairs, there are reasons for empathizing with him at times. In fact, one reason plopped in my inbox this morning!

Scare Tactics in Climate Change and Addiction

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stanton Peele

Here's the thing -- the data in Canada, where the legal gambling age is 18-19, depending on the province -- is that most young people take it or leave it.

Under the Bravado, Cool It Is a Complex and Exciting New Documentary

Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Hunter Stuart

Bjorn Lomborg has been called a global warming denier, a traitor, an idiot, and a parasite. Today, he's on a rampage trying to convince us how to invest in alternative energies.

Bjorn Yesterday? Lomborg's 12 Ways to make global warming 'Cool It'

Doug Molitor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

Bjorn Lomborg's got a new movie out, which makes The Day After Tomorrow look like a documentary. But at least he's not selling fear! Quite the contrary, he's selling complacency.

HuffPost Review: Cool It

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The problem with Bjorn Lomborg's approach and the whole Cool It ethos is that it only adds fuel to the ridiculous argument that, in fact, global warming is not a problem.

The World According to Cool It

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Joseph

Bjorn Lomborg, the author of several books, fancies himself a "skeptical environmentalist" and that sounds about right to me. His film Cool It is witty, fast-paced and above all else full of common sense.

Bjorn Lomborg: Al Gore 'Oversold The Message' Of Climate Change (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Watch Bjorn Lomborg on how Al Gore "oversold the message" on climate change and how we should be spending more on alternative energy research:...

Bjorn Lomborg, Former Skeptic, Now Believes In Climate Change

The Guardian | Juliette Jowit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The world's most high-profile climate change sceptic is to declare that global warming is "undoubtedly one of the chief concerns facing the world toda...

Famous Climate Skeptic Changes His Tune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Notoriously publicity shy Bjørn Lomborg, the Danish climate skeptic known for saying outrageous things about climate change, has seemingly changed hi...

Bjorn Lomborg's Climate Confusionist Spin Is Never Ending

James Hoggan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Hoggan

Lomborg has revealed himself to be a non-denier... denier. He either doesn't understand the science of climate change or he's purposefully misrepresenting it, using smoke and mirrors and shell games. In a word, spin.

The Media, Climate Science, and Deniers: Time to Tell a New Story

Peter Lehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter Lehner

It is hard to communicate a sense of urgency when you are writing about ice melting. I get the sense that some journalists handle this dilemma by reporting on climate change as if it were a sports event.

Green News Report: September 7, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: We're back! ...

Bjorn Lomborg Now Says Climate Change 'Chief Concern,' Calls for Carbon Tax

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

It appears Bjorn Lomborg has come to his senses. The long-time global warming contrarian now acknowledges that climate change is "a challenge humanity must confront."

Green News Report -- February 23, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Green medals at the Vancouver Olympics; Early spring in Japan; Slow boats to China; EPA under fir...

News Flash From Bjorn Lomborg and the WSJ: We Should Help Poor People

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Who said that tackling climate change is separate from helping the poorest among us? The issues are all integrally related and the poorest are being hit hardest by climate changes already.

Chill Out: An Economic Triage for Global Climate Change

Michael Shermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Shermer

If global warming continues unchecked through the end of the century there will be 400,000 more heat-related deaths annually; there will also be 1.8 million fewer cold-related deaths, for a net gain of 1.4 million lives.

Is Bjorn Lomborg Dangerous or Helpful?

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Bjorn Lomborg's most famous argument is that we shouldn't prioritize climate change over other pressing social priorities like poverty alleviation -- as if they're all separate.

Copenhagen 2009; An Interview With Katherine Richardson, Chair of The International Climate Conference

Jerry Cope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jerry Cope

How many people in the US realize that the UN panel on climate change said there is 90% chance that the climate change we are seeing at the moment is caused by human activity?

Jason Linkins

Zakaria Presents Celebrated Pseudo-Science Charlatan As 'Very Smart' Environmental Thinker | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fareed Zakaria hosts a CNN show called Global Public Square, and because there are presumably a ton of cranks making their way through the public squa...