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Bjorn Lomborg

Environmental Expert

Language:

English

Topics

Specific topics

EducationEnergyEnvironmental PolicyGreen EnergyLifestyleOil & GasWellnessfuture of educationglobal issuesraw materialsscience

Bjorn Lomborg is adjunct professor at the Copenhagen Business School. He is the organizer of the Copenhagen Consens
us Center, which brings together some of the world's top economists, including five Nobel laureates, to set priorities for the world. Time magazine named Lomborg one of the World's 100 Most Influential People. In 2008 he was named One Of The 50 People Who Could Save The Planet by The Guardian; One Of The Top 100 Public Intellectuals by Foreign Policy and Prospect Magazine; and One Of The World's 75 Most Influential People Of The 21st Century by Esquire.

In addition, Lomborg is also a successful author of the best-selling books The Skeptical Environmentalist and Cool It in which he challenged mainstream concerns about the environment and pointed out that we need to focus attention on the most important problems first.

His ideas and opinions have appeared regularly in such prestigious publications as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, FOX, BBC and The Guardian. In 2001, Lomborg was selected Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum. From 2002 to 2004 Lomborg was director of Denmark's National Environmental Assessment Institute. He was also named one of the 50 Stars of Europe in Business Week.

He challenges mainstream concerns about the environment and points out that we need to focus attention on the smartest solutions first. His professional areas of interest are the simulation of strategies in collective action dilemmas; party behavior in proportional voting systems; use of surveys in public administration; use of statistics in the environmental arena.

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