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Bjorn Lomborg

Bjorn Lomborg

The Sceptical Environmentalist

Dr Bjorn Lomborg is an academic and the author of the best-selling “The Skeptical Environmentalist” and “Cool It”. He challenges mainstream concerns about development and the environment and points out that we need to focus attention on the smartest solutions first.

Bjorn Lomborg is president of the Copenhagen Consensus Center.  The Copenhagen Consensus Center is a think-tank that researches the smartest ways to do good.  His think tank was ranked by the University of Pennsylvania as one of the world’s “Top 20 Advocacy Campaigns”.

In 2011 and 2012, Bjorn Lomborg was named Top 100 Global Thinker by Foreign Policy “for looking more right than ever on the politics of climate change”. TIME Magazine ranked Lomborg among the world’s 100 most influential people in 2004. In 2008 he was named “one of the 50 people who could save the planet.

He is a visiting professor at Copenhagen Business School and regularly works with many of the world’s top economists, including 7 Nobel Laureates.

Bjorn Lomborg is mostly known for his arguments against ineffective climate change policies. His book The Skeptical Environmentalist, which the Daily Telegraph called “probably the most important book on the environment ever written,” is a landmark text in the field. Recent articles include a debunking of Oxfam’s inequality study in USA Today, an evaluation of the new administration’s climate plan in The Washington Post, and a clear analysis of the costs of dropping the Trans-Pacific Partnership in The Boston Globe.

Bjorn Lomborg is a frequent commentator in print and broadcast media, for outlets including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, CNN, FOX, and the BBC. His monthly column is published in 19 languages, in 30+ newspapers with more than 30 million readers globally.

Bjorn Lomborg researches contemporary issues and global challenges and can build a provocative, thoughtful talk around any topics that he writes about, from climate change to energy to global development and beyond. He is a sought-after keynote speaker who is highly regarded for his dynamic and provocative presentations that challenge conventional thinking. His think-tank works with top economists, including several Nobel laureates, to identify the best solutions to global and national challenges.

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Environment

The Skeptical Environmentalist

Smart Solutions to Climate Change

Global Crises, Global Solutions Costs and Benefits

Cool It The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming

Bjorn Lomborg did an amazing, informative yet entertaining presentation, that thoroughly engaged our 2,000+ CEOs. We got an overwhelmingly positive feedback. Moreover, Bjorn was easy to work with and focused on making our event work even better. Definitely recommended.

Presidents Institute

Bjorn Lomborg is an excellent speaker and we’ve received a lot of hugely positive feedback. He delivered an inspiring and entertaining speech at our conference and we thank him very much for his contribution to make our event an outstanding success. Bjorn is on our short list of speakers to be invited again soon.

Teradata

Lomborg is an excellent speaker delivering a powerful message. We were delighted to host him in Abu Dhabi as a part of the World Future Energy Summit.

MASDAR World Future Energy Summit

Bjorn Lomborg is a fearless, unorthodox thinker who has greatly energised the international debate on sustainable growth without falling in the trap of boundless optimism nor in useless pessimism.

The Hague

Publications

Bjorn Lomborg

The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World

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Bjorn Lomborg

Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming

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Bjorn Lomborg

Solutions for the World's Biggest Problems: Costs and Benefits

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Bjorn Lomborg

Climate Change: The Facts 2017

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Bjorn Lomborg

How Much have Global Problems Cost the World?: A Scorecard From 1900 To 2050

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Fees & Details

Fees From*

  • UK:

    £30k to £50k

  • Europe:

    £30k to £50k

  • US:

    £30k to £50k

  • Africa/Asia/ME:

    £30k to £50k

Travels From

  • Denmark

Languages

Danish, English

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