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Bjørn Lomborg



Trade war on the poorest

March 19, 2018 00:30 AM

The real tragedy in current events is that the world is moving further from a freer, more prosperous future

Return of forgotten killer

March 1, 2018 00:29 AM

TB has quickly been forgotten in rich countries, where it is thought of as a relic from the Victorian era.

Global warming and hunger

January 21, 2018 00:19 AM

Relying on climate policies to fight hunger is doomed. Any realistic carbon cuts will be expensive and have virtually no impact on climate

The climate disease

December 25, 2017 00:30 AM

Countries should ease up on their current, inefficient climate policies and instead increase spending on green R&D

The R&D road

November 26, 2017 00:30 AM

A dollar spent on R&D has been shown to deliver some of the highest social benefits of any form of policy intervention.

Empowering girls

September 26, 2017 00:15 AM

Women in poor countries have the highest global incidence of poverty of any demographic group

Health for all

August 22, 2017 00:15 AM

An investment of US $100 per child would reduce chronic undernutrition in developing nations by 36 percent.

Malaria lessons

July 23, 2017 00:20 AM

Our goal was to identify how each dollar in aid or development money could achieve highest returns

Ending poverty

April 24, 2017 00:15 AM

The cost of eradicating poverty appears to be somewhat less than $100 billion actual dollars

Data as middle ground

April 4, 2017 00:30 AM

The cost-benefit analysis provides a vital, independent injection of data on which sound decisions can be based.

Learning from Bill Gates

February 20, 2017 00:15 AM

The success of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation suggests if we can’t fix everything at once, we should start where we can do most good

Learning from Bill Gates

February 20, 2017 00:15 AM

The success of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation suggests if we can’t fix everything at once, we should start where we can do most good

The toilet revolution

September 6, 2016 00:15 AM

Bill Gates and Indian PM Modi should be applauded for tackling a mundane but crucial subject of toilets