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See Bjørn Lomborg discuss How Much Have Global Problems Cost the World? A Scorecard from 1900 to 2050 on CNBC's Squawk Box

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TED Talk

Watch Bjørn Lomborg give his TED Talk on How Much Have Global Problems Cost the World? A Scorecard from 1900 to 2050 from October 2013

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"For a volume covering such a large number of grim subjects, ranging from climate change and violent conflict to loss of biodiversity and malnutrition, [How Much Have Global Problems Cost the World] is a surprisingly uplifting read." - Professor Tilman Bruck, Director, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)


"Setting the right goals" The Economic Times (India), 16 June 2014

"The Realism of Global Optimism" Project Syndicate, 16 January 2014

"A Report Card for Humanity: 1900-2050" The Atlantic, 8 January 2014

"What an increasingly wonderful world"  The Times, 19 October 2013

"A Better World Is Here"  Project Syndicate, 16 October 2013. This piece, syndicated internationally appeared in the following publications:

  • Clarín (Argentina)
  • Eco-Business.com (Asia Pacific)
  • The Australian (Australia)
  • Die Presse (Austria)
  • Correo del Sur (Bolivia)
  • El Diario (Bolivia)
  • Shanghai Daily (China)
  • El Tiempo (Colombia)
  • Cyprus Mail (Cyprus)
  • Borsen (Denmark)
  • Jyllands-Posten (Denmark)
  • Addis Fortune (Ethiopia)
  • New Europe (EU)
  • Die Welt (Germany)
  • Világgazdaság Online (Hungary)
  • The Times of India (India)
  • The Jakarta Post (Indonesia)
  • The Malta Independent (Malta)
  • Timaru Herald (New Zealand)
  • Philippine Daily Inquirer (The Philippines)
  • Warsaw Business Journal (Poland)
  • El Diario de Hoy (El Salvador)
  • The Korea Times (South Korea)
  • Today's Zaman (Turkey)
  • The Independent (Uganda)
  • National Center For Policy Analysis (USA)
  • Slate (USA)
  • ProDaVinci (Venezuela)
  • El Universal (Venezuela)
  • All Africa
  • 3QuarksDaily
  • Individual.com

"Is the world getting better or worse?" New Scientist (UK), 14 October 2013

"Keep calm and save the Earth" The Telegraph (UK), 08 October 2013

"Climate Activists Need to Dial Back on the Panic" Time Magazine Ideas (US), 30 September 2013