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Bjorn Lomborg wants to redefine climate change's impact on our lives and economy
Bjorn Lomborg wants to redefine climate change's impact on our lives and economy | GZERO Media

Bjorn Lomborg wants to redefine climate change's impact on our lives and economy

Climate change is an urgent problem, but it can be helpful to think about it in the long term because it’s a problem that will be inherited by generations to come.

On GZERO World, Ian Bremmer challenges controversial climate author Bjorn Lomborg on whether his perspective on climate would be different if he were going to live for 200 years instead of the typical 85. But Lomborg holds fast in his belief that though climate change will affect the trajectory of human progress, it won’t lead to the most dire predictions forecast by climate scientists. Instead of searching for a panacea, Lomborg says the world should focus on policies that address climate change in the most cost-effective and efficient ways.

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Fix climate change, don't just adapt to its consequences
Fix Climate Change, Don’t Just Adapt to Its Consequences | The Red Pen | GZERO Media

Fix climate change, don't just adapt to its consequences

Should the world be focusing more on adaptation as an answer to the climate crisis? In a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed, Danish author Bjorn Lomborg argues that countries - and the media - are panicking over climate change instead of concentrating on tactics like levees and floodwalls. Ian Bremmer takes out the Red Pen to explain why these solutions are not enough to protect the planet.

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