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Monthly news and updates from Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, if you want us to send it to your email once per month click here.

22/05/2024 -  The tragedy of politicizing climate research
20/04/2024 -  The hidden cost of solar and wind nobody talks about
22/03/2024 -  Despite 'weather porn': disaster deaths have gone down dramatically
20/02/2024 -  Don’t raid aid budgets to fund climate policy
20/01/2024 -  How to make a real difference this year

19/12/2023 -  Net zero fails the cost
21/11/2023 -  How to fix climate change. But smartly.
27/10/2023 -  Let's fix poverty and hunger before going all
26/09/2023 -  Instead of doubling taxes, let's ensure smarter spending
24/08/2023 -  Don't believe the hype – The world is burning less
25/07/2023 -  The 12 most efficient solutions for the world’s poorest
26/06/2023 -  Best Summer Book 2023
27/05/2023 -  How to save 4 million lives every year
25/04/2023 -  12 ways to do incredible good
22/03/2023 -  How to save 27 million lives by mid
24/02/2023 -  It's time for the planet's second Green Revolution
23/01/2023 -  A new vision for the future

22/12/2022 - It's time to rethink our New Year's resolutions
23/11/2022 - Constructive conversations with Joe Rogan and Lex Fridman
24/10/2022 - How to deliver the promise of improving the world
23/09/2022 - There's plenty of good news about the environment
23/08/2022 - How the climate elite spread misery
21/07/2022 - The rich world’s climate hypocrisy
20/06/2022 - Pain without payoff: How not to fight climate change
21/05/2022 - The coming food crisis is aggravated by organic farming
21/04/2022 - As bombs fall on Ukraine, the global elite obsesses over climate change
24/03/2022 - Russia’s war has exploded our renewables myth
24/02/2022 - Net zero will cost Americans more than World War II
25/01/2022 - Today's soaring energy prices are only the beginning

29/12/2021 - Giving Better - How to Make Your Year-End Giving Go Further
24/11/2021 - Reasonable alternatives to preaching climate doom
23/10/2021 - Net zero will cost each American more than $11,000 per year
23/09/2021 - An inconvenient truth: temperature-related deaths are down
24/08/2021 - Climate change is real. Climate scare campaigns unhelpful.
21/07/2021 - 100,000 more heat deaths, but 200,000 fewer cold deaths from climate change
21/06/2021 - The net-zero debate turns Orwellian
22/05/2021 - Climate litigation undermines democracy
28/04/2021 - Carbon Tariffs — A Plot Against the Poor
30/03/2021 - When climate data meets cancel culture
26/02/2021 - Will climate policies create yellow vests movements around the world?
28/01/2021 - Biden should focus on his best climate policies, not Paris

30/12/2020 - How to save 1.4 million lives for less than $3 billion
26/11/2020 - Banning gas and diesel cars won't fix climate change
26/10/2020 - One inexpensive idea in Biden's $2 trillion climate plan could finally fix global warming
25/09/2020 - Sorry, solar panels won’t stop wildfires
24/08/2020 - The book New York Times does not want you to read
24/07/2020 - False Alarm: climate change is not the end of the world
23/06/2020 - Corona: why the sledgehammer approach is doomed to fail
22/05/2020 - Corona lockdowns terrible for poorer countries
22/04/2020 - Corona: save most lives and avoid a catastrophic recession
20/03/2020 - Electric Cars Have a Dirty Little Secret
14/02/2020 - Getting past the hype
13/01/2020 - Empty Gestures on Climate Change

03/12/2019 - Humans can survive underwater
05/11/2019 - Exaggeration about global warming is greater than ever
01/10/2019 - How climate policies hurt the poor
04/09/2019 - The danger of climate doomsayers
06/08/2019 - Scaring voters won't cure climate change
08/07/2019 - Banning plastic bags won’t save our planet
05/06/2019 - Political rhetoric is cheap, but cutting carbon remains expensive
08/05/2019 - UN and World Bank need to reset their development agenda
05/04/2019 - Instead of striking for climate: Smarter ways for kids to help fix the world
05/03/2019 - Creative climate accounting
05/02/2019 - Making every development dollar count
04/01/2019 - Truth is the first casualty of global warming

07/12/2018 - Banning meat won't save the planet
06/11/2018 - The U.N. is ignoring the economics of climate
03/10/2018 - Ending the World's Leading Infectious Killer
03/09/2018 - Climate policies exacerbate global hunger
08/08/2018 - Denying energy to the world's poor is hypocritical and immoral
09/07/2018 - Using public money better
15/06/2018 - Are babies causing global warming?
14/05/2018 - The sky is not falling
11/04/2018 - Saving thousands of lives with a modest health investment
08/03/2018 - The return of a forgotten killer
07/02/2018 - Is global warming making us hungrier?
09/01/2018 - Top priorities for the world's biggest democracy

05/12/2017 - Fighting poverty in the most effective way
07/11/2017 - Climate policies: you can't have your cake and eat it too
06/10/2017 - Don't link climate change to increasing costs of disasters
05/09/2017 - How to Make Nations Smarter
03/08/2017 - Al Gore misses some inconvenient facts
14/07/2017 - Killer heat? - Keep your cool
14/06/2017 - The Failure of Paris and the Better Way Forward
10/05/2017 - The low cost of ending extreme poverty
07/04/2017 - Using Data to Find the Middle Ground
06/03/2017 - Learning from Bill Gates
03/02/2017 - Trump is wrong on trade

30/12/2016 - Was 2016 the best year ever?
05/12/2016 - Trump could be good for climate policies
04/11/2016 - Trade is the best aid
04/10/2016 - Green traffic jam: backup power for renewables pollutes like a million extra cars
02/09/2016 - Straight Flush: The Toilet Revolution
04/08/2016 - How to do $62.5 trillion more good for the world
05/07/2016 - Priorities, from climate to mosquitos and sharks
13/06/2016 - Organic food is bad for your health and wealth
06/05/2016 - What are the top 10 policies for a country's future?
08/04/2016 - The zero-emissions car doesn't exist yet
08/03/2016 - Zika and Ebola not the world's top problems
10/02/2016 - Green because it's poor

30/12/2015 - Good and Bad News from Paris
28/11/2015 - Lomborg in Paris: "Cost $1 Trillion for 0.17°C"
06/11/2015 - This Child Doesn't Need a Solar Panel
08/10/2015 - Global leaders miss chance of a lifetime
02/09/2015 - How do we best help the next generation?
04/08/2015 - What's the smartest way to fight poverty?
03/07/2015 - What the Pope Got Wrong
07/06/2015 - G7 Must Sharpen Development Priorities
12/05/2015 - A bull's eye on the 19 smartest targets for the world
09/04/2015 - Nobel Laureates recommend 19 smart targets: can do 2-4 times more good
13/03/2015 - A Moral and Economic case
11/02/2015 - The Economics of Optimism
09/01/2015 - These diseases are deadlier than ebola

03/12/2014 - Game Plan for the next 15 years
06/11/2014 - Promises to keep.
09/10/2014 - 3 ways to save the world (and one not so smart)
12/09/2014 - Domestic violence 50x worse than civil war
07/08/2014 - Smart aid for the world's poor
03/07/2014 - Bill Gates highlights Lomborg's argument: fossil fuels can fight poverty
06/06/2014 - 1000 goals means no priorities
08/05/2014 - Upside Down
02/04/2014 - The Poverty of Renewables
06/03/2014 - Stop keeping poor people poor
31/01/2014 - The good news that got lost at the copy desk

31/12/2013 - Let them burn coal
29/11/2013 - Japan shows the way to a smarter climate policy
14/11/2013 - The world 1900-2050: ever better
28/10/2013 - "Current events are proving him right"
26/09/2013 - IPCC report contradicts climate panic and catastrophe
27/08/2013 - What you didn't learn in history class.
18/07/2013 - The Gas is Greener...
26/06/2013 - President Obama - don't panic!
31/05/2013 - Hugging a Burning Tree
22/04/2013 - Today is Earth Day - Smile don't shudder
21/03/2013 - Earth Hour sends wrong message
20/02/2013 - GM food can save millions of kids
18/01/2013 - The End of Pasta?

20/12/2012 - What is a Foreign Policy Top 100 Thinker thinking?
20/11/2012 - Simple Solutions to Superstorm
22/10/2012 - Scary Pictures and CNN Energy special
18/09/2012 - A Fracking Good Story
15/07/2012 - Green GDP?
19/06/2012 - Environmentalism then and now
02/06/2012 - Poverty pollutes - Can we have our Earth Summit back, please?