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Bjorn Lomborg: October 2009

Bjorn Lomborg: October 2009

Bjorn Lomborg, author of "The Skeptical Environmentalist," is an adjunct professor at the Copenhagen Business School and the organizer of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, which brings together some of the world's top economists, to set priorities for the world.

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Each approach has its own challenges

In theory, it makes sense for policymakers to consider letting industries offset their emissions through means like conserving tropical forests, or capturing methane. Methane is the second-biggest culprit in terms of greenhouse gases, and because it is a much shorter-lived gas...

By Bjorn Lomborg | October 26, 2009; 08:06 AM ET | Comments (0)

The Science is Clear... So is the Economics

Looking at the big picture, there is very little doubt. The vast majority of climate scientists tell us that increases in carbon dioxide cause higher temperatures over time. We know that this will mean changes in rainfall, melting of...

By Bjorn Lomborg | October 14, 2009; 09:17 AM ET | Comments (11)

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