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Interviews

Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 2 Of 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Saturday, October 12, 2019

(Part 2) Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "A Climate Change Emergency?"

Interviews

Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 1 Of 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Saturday, October 12, 2019

(Part 1) Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "A Climate Change Emergency?"

In the News

Activist Investor And ‘Skeptical Environmentalist’ Face Off On Climate Change

featuring Bjorn Lomborgvia Energy Voice
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre and author of The Skeptical Environmentalist, was making the case that climate change “is not the end of the world”.

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Is The Climate Change Debate Over?

mentioning Bjorn Lomborgvia JD Supra
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

It depends on which “debate” you’re talking about. What if there were an honest debate about all aspects of climate change?

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Polluters and Scapegoats

by Bjorn Lomborgvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Banning plastic bags won’t save the planet. Real progress will have to extend well beyond empty gestures.

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Policies Should Address Global Climate Change By Incenting Innovation

quoting Bjorn Lomborgvia Forbes
Friday, October 4, 2019

Amidst all of the rhetoric and dire predictions surrounding global climate change, it is easy to lose one’s perspective. But, we will not successfully minimize the risks created by global climate change without perspective.

Analysis and Commentary

David Davenport: Beware A “War” On Climate Change

by David Davenportvia Townhall Review
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Politicians have learned that, if they don’t know how to solve a problem, they declare a war on it.

Analysis and Commentary

On Climate Change, Humanity Is Not ‘Evil’

by Bjorn Lomborgvia The Globe and Mail
Thursday, September 26, 2019

Speaking at the United Nations, 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg said that if humanity really understands the science of climate change and still fails to act, we’re “evil.” This is because climate change means “people are dying.” Helpfully, she also told us what we must do to act correctly: In a bit more than eight years, we will have exhausted our remaining allowance for carbon emissions, so we must shut down everything running on fossil fuels by 2028.

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Would Giving Up Meat Really Help Save The Planet?

quoting Bjorn Lomborgvia Yahoo
Thursday, September 26, 2019

With global population levels set to reach close to 10 billion people by 2050, the ecological impact of the food we eat has come under intense scrutiny. Scientists believe human food consumption is having a devastating effect on the environment due to a combination of greenhouse gas emissions, overuse of land and pollution from the increased use of fertilizers and pesticides.

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How Climate Policies Hurt The Poor

by Bjorn Lomborgvia Project Syndicate
Thursday, September 26, 2019

The world is in great danger of spending scarce resources on climate policies that hurt rather than help its poorest people. Governments should instead focus on growth-enhancing measures such as trade liberalization, which provide a pathway to increased welfare and greater equality.

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Energy Policy Task Force


The Task Force on Energy Policy addresses energy policy in the United States and its effects on our domestic and international political priorities, particularly our national security.