A highly respected statistical analyst of climate discusses why and how he believes the debate over climate change, fueled by politicians and the media, has stifled rational dialogue and marginalized meaningful dissent.
Bjørn Lomborg is the author of The Skeptical Environmentalist. He was named one of the 100 globally most influential people by Time magazine in 2004 and has written for numerous publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Economist. He is presently an adjunct professor at the Copenhagen Business School and in 2004, he started the Copenhagen Consensus, a conference of top economists who come together to prioritize the best solutions for the world's greatest challenges. He lives in Copenhagen.