Bjorn Lomborg – I think it’s great that…

I think it’s great that we have organisations like Greenpeace. In a pluralistic society, we…


“I think it’s great that we have organisations like Greenpeace. In a pluralistic society, we want to have people who point out all the problems that the Earth could encounter. But we need to understand that they are not presenting a full and rounded view.”
-Bjorn Lomborg

Bjorn Lomborg – If we invest in researching…

If we invest in researching and developing energy technology, we’ll do some real good in…


“If we invest in researching and developing energy technology, we’ll do some real good in the long run, rather than just making ourselves feel good today. But climate change is not the only challenge of the 21st century, and for many other global problems we have low-cost, durable solutions.”
-Bjorn Lomborg

Bjorn Lomborg – We worry about the seemingly…

We worry about the seemingly ever-increasing number of natural catastrophes. Yet this is mainly…


“We worry about the seemingly ever-increasing number of natural catastrophes. Yet this is mainly a consequence of CNN – we see many more, but the number is roughly constant, and we manage to deal much better with them over time. Globally, the death rate from catastrophes has dropped about fifty-fold over the past century.”
-Bjorn Lomborg

Bjorn Lomborg – In the rich world, the…

In the rich world, the environmental situation has improved dramatically. In the United States, the…


“In the rich world, the environmental situation has improved dramatically. In the United States, the most important environmental indicator, particulate air pollution, has been cut by more than half since 1955, rivers and coastal waters have dramatically improved, and forests are increasing.”
-Bjorn Lomborg