Cool It

Cool It

The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming

Book - 2007
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Written by the author of The Skeptical Environmentalist, this groundbreaking book transforms the debate about global warming by offering a fresh perspective based on human needs as well as environmental concerns.
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2007
ISBN: 9780307266927
Branch Call Number: 363.73874 LOM
Characteristics: x, 253 p. ; 20 cm

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carbonbusters
Jan 26, 2016

Bjorn Lomborg is not competent on the subject of climate change, and it shows. His basic attitude is "wait and do nothing".

EuSei Nov 21, 2015

According to the Gosspell (Wikipedia, that is!): Mr. Lomborg is a vegetarian and "has been a participant in information campaigns in Denmark about homosexuality" (him being a homosexual). And, from the horse's mouth: "I used to be a member of Green Peace." (http://www.pbs.org/thinktank/transcript1300.html) Hardly what one would call a Conservative.

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Robertshallcross
Jun 20, 2015

Bjorn Lomborg is a charlatan funded by Exxon Mobil and the Koch brothers. For example in 2012 alone, Lomborg's personal "foundation" raked in $775K from shell groups and dummy organizations funded by the Koch brothers' fossil fuel empire. Together, the Kochs are now richer than Bill Gates and also seem to have gained control of the Republican Party.

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/06/25/3453053/koch-bjorn-lomborg-lousy-t-shirt/
http://www.desmogblog.com/bjorn-lomborg
http://www.exxonsecrets.org/html/personfactsheet.php?id=1273

Kare Fog runs a web site focused on Lomborg's lies, misstatements, and factual distortions. http://www.lomborg-errors.dk/Attitudestoglobalwarming.htm

“Cool It” is one of the most thoroughly debunked climate change documents on Earth. The stream of scientific refutations is nearly endless, including from his home country's Ministry of Science (Danish Committees on Scientific Dishonesty) and petitions from his own university colleagues.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bjorn_Lomborg#Accusations_of_scientific_dishonesty
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_c5g6tXvK8
http://thinkprogress.org/romm/2007/10/09/201946/bjorn-lomborg-greenland-glacier-sea-level-rise/
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/cif-green/2009/mar/09/climate-change-copenhagen

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naturalist
Aug 27, 2014

“NY Times Says Earth Has Unlimited Carrying Capacity, So Forget Climate Change and Party On, Homo Sapiens!” ..... http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/09/16/2623241/times-earth-carrying-capacity-climate-change/ . . . .
and,
Suggested reading:
"The Lomborg Deception : Setting the Record Straight about Global Warming" by Howard Friel (b.1955), foreword by Thomas E. Lovejoy.... Yale University Press, 2010, ISBN-13: 978-0300161038
and,
look at the "Lomborg-Errors" website: http://www.lomborg-errors.dk/ . . .
and, the entry on the author, from:
http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Bj%C3%B8rn_Lomborg

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roblyn
Dec 07, 2009

A voice of truth among all the deception.

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