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“Climate change: no need to panic?”

  • by JW

“Low level changes and green technology will be our way forward.”


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Climate Change: No Need to Panic – Bjorn Lomborg |

Bjorn Lomborg is indeed ‘controversial’:

… the Danish academic, author of the 2001 book The Skeptical Environmentalist, and seemingly tireless critic of what he perceives as empty green dogma. In an essay published in Slate … Lomborg delivers a broadside against Earth Hour, calling it “exactly what is wrong with today’s feel-good environmentalism.” Lomborg’s organization, the Copenhagen Consensus

Earth Day 2016 >>> the critiques |

The continuing politicisation of the climate change debate |

However, as one Sidmouth commentator says, the interview from yesterday is ‘refreshing’ – in that the main thrust of Lomborg’s point is that low level changes and technology will be our way forward – with more focus on inventing.

This is in fact what Solarpunk Sidmouth is all about – which shows that the world needs to stop being so wasteful, which will reduce emissions, and work on technological green solutions;