23 Jan '12, 3pm

Climate change sceptic Bjorn Lomborg: 'I'm the victim'

Climate change sceptic Bjorn Lomborg: 'I'm the victim'

The much-criticised author and climate policy sceptic Bjorn Lomborg has told the Ecologist he is the victim of a vendetta after his funding was cut by the Danish government. Lomborg, working through the Copenhagen Consensus Centre, of which he is director, has been highly critical of proposals to tackle climate change. While accepting that climate change is happening, he argues that current policies for reducing emissions are not only failing but are a waste of money as well. Instead of trying to cut emissions we should focus on adaptation, he says, investing in renewable technologies and tackling poverty today. 'The real question is, is it justice to focus on people who will be a lot richer in 100 years and help them ineffectively through climate policies or should we rather be focusing on poorer people that are here today?' he asks. A 2008 ranking of the top 15 most cost...

Full article: http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/1212685/cl...

Tweets

Apparently, the only way to live through climat...

energybulletin.net 28 Jan '12, 7pm

One can trace the origins of state participation in the economy back to at least the founding of the republic: from Alexan...

Why #climate change will make you love big gove...

energybulletin.net 28 Jan '12, 8pm

One can trace the origins of state participation in the economy back to at least the founding of the republic: from Alexan...

The Coming Shift to 'Climate Preparedness'

The Coming Shift to 'Climate Preparedness'

greenbiz.com 23 Jan '12, 9pm

This article is part of a series of excerpts from the fifth annual State of Green Business Report , looking at trends in c...

Biodiversity Loss Versus Climate Change: Which is Worse?

Biodiversity Loss Versus Climate Change: Which ...

treehugger.com 22 Jan '12, 1pm

Which is worse: Climate change or biodiversity loss? It seems like a chicken-and-egg conundrum. With hope waning that we c...

"It's time to end" oil subsidies. YES! Here's why: #ecoSOTU #SOTU

"It's time to end" oil subsidies. YES! Here's w...

treehugger.com 23 Jan '12, 5pm

The International Energy Agency has again weighed in on how to combat climate change through better energy policy. IEA chi...

The Power to Change the World - Who's Next?: In...

altenergymag.com 22 Jan '12, 7pm

GLOBE-Net - The late Steve Jobs is eulogized for the way his company's technology changed the way we work (the i-Mac), how...

Publisher to MPs: Read This & Stop Ignoring Climate Change | Care2 Causes

Publisher to MPs: Read This & Stop Ignoring Cli...

care2.com 24 Jan '12, 3am

When Canada pulled out of the Kyoto Accord at the Durban Conference on Climate Change, Orca Book Publishers figured our po...

Increased Use of Natural Gas Will Make Climate ...

treehugger.com 23 Jan '12, 7pm

The U.S. Energy Information Administration projects that unconventional gas, mainly from shale, will supply nearly half of...

Acid Rain Change

Acid Rain Change

enn.com 22 Jan '12, 5pm

RELATED ARTICLES Scientists to Study Acid Rain, Smokies December 6, 2005 12:00 AM Cap and Trade Working Already December 1...

Climate change documentary "Chasing Ice" premie...

onearth.org 23 Jan '12, 4pm

Six years ago Orlowski was a Stanford undergrad and aspiring photographer who became captivated by Balog’s work. A mutual ...

Home, Home ... on Less Range: A study predicts ...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 23 Jan '12, 12pm

Environmental Defense Fund Estimates of how much California rangeland (yellow) could be lost to climate change by 2100. Am...

Why climate change will make you love big government

Why climate change will make you love big gover...

grist.org 05 Feb '12, 2pm

One can trace the origins of state participation in the economy back to at least the founding of the republic: from Alexan...

Climate change gives gardeners new options

Climate change gives gardeners new options

mnn.com 28 Jan '12, 3pm

Still, many farmers and gardeners say they already have all the evidence they need. "If you want to look at what might be ...

Bird flu claims another victim in China

straitstimes.com 22 Jan '12, 10am

A man in southwest China who contracted the bird flu virus died on Sunday, state media reported, the second human death in...

How to Slow Climate Change? Stop Talking About It

How to Slow Climate Change? Stop Talking About It

onearth.org 28 Jan '12, 2pm

While the president never used the words black carbon on Tuesday night, two things brought it to mind: first, his acknowle...