Skip to comments.Leading Climate Change Skeptic Recants, Wants $100B to Fight Warming (Lomborg)
Posted on 08/31/2010 2:46:15 PM PDT by decimon
Copenhagen Consensus Project makes Bjorn Lomborg see importance of cutting carbon
A well-known climate change skeptic has changed his mind regarding the importance of global warming, and in his new book, he is urging the spending of over $100 billion annually to help fight warming.
Bjorn Lomborg, an academic and environmental author, has held a strong opposing opinion against global warming for some time now, writing books such as "The Skeptical Environmentalist." In this book, he argues against claims regarding certain aspects of global warming, species loss, water shortages, etc. It was a controversial book when it was first published in Danish in 1998, then in English (2001).
In addition, Lomborg has campaigned against the Kyoto Protocol, which is a protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change that fights global warming. He has stated that humans should adapt to short-term climate rises, since they are inevitable, instead of trying to cut carbon emissions in the short-term.
After making so many controversial statements and making his opinion against the importance of global warming known, Lomborg has now switched teams and makes this new vision clear in his upcoming book, "Smart Solutions to Climate Change," which will be published next month.
Lomborg never denied the human role in global warming, but always argued that trying to counter climate change should be a "low priority" when it comes to government spending. Now, in his new book, Lomborg says fighting climate change is a priority and that over $100 billion should be spent annually to address the issue.
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Sounds like “they” got to him...
For $100 billion dollars I’d be happy to prove global warming...
...oops, couldn’t do it. Thanks for the dough though.
Oh, he’ll get his money. Probably personally delivered $$$ from Rahm. He’s on the right (er Wright) side now!
Winsome, lose sum ping.
“Sorry, son, we’re broke. “
Go ask the Chicoms Bjorn...they got all the moola. I hear they’re big on curbing carbon too.
New book, new position. His last book got ripped for scientific dishonesty and lack of expertise, knowlege in the field. This hurt sales.
He knows where the money is.
He should put on some high heels and a red dress to make it look official.
Nobody gives a damn about “climate change” anymore.
Only because it's "climate dollars" now.
“A well-known climate change skeptic has changed his mind regarding the importance of global warming, and in his new book, he is urging the spending of over $100 billion annually to help fight warming.”
I can fix Globull Warming for 2 million bucks. That’s how much it would cost for 1 commercial during the superbowl which gives every Journolistas name, address and phone number with the words, “Their Lies are Killing America.”
Within a week, no more Globull Warming. Also, no more Obama is the closest thing we have to God, no more Republicans baaaad Democrats gooood.
I’m sure one of his kids convinced him to join the liberal team. This is what happens to all of them. Their children...young adults convince them that they need to turn lib...I’ve seen this over and over again. Sometimes the liberal turn is the result of a family member coming out of the closet. They want to be on the same side as their children. Whimps!
“Lomborg never denied the human role in global warming, but always argued that trying to counter climate change should be a “low priority” when it comes to government spending. “
Maybe Lomborg is just out of a job. But he has always believed that the g.w. movement has exaggerated man made contribution to global warming.
“I would like for the climate change community to explain why Mars and other planets are warming up too when there is no humans there to blame for the change.”
Simple - Mars Rovers - first interplanetary SUV’s - it’s obvious....
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