Guests: Episodes with Bjørn Lomborg

Dr. Bjorn Lomborg, a renowned academic and author of best-selling books like “False Alarm,” “The Skeptical Environmentalist,” and “Cool It,” challenges mainstream environmental concerns and advocates for smarter solutions. He is a visiting fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and president of the Copenhagen Consensus Center. This center, which collaborates with top economists, including seven Nobel Laureates, was ranked among the top 20 NGOs for their data-driven approach to global challenges.

Lomborg is a prominent figure in public debates on policy issues and has been featured in prestigious publications such as the New York Times, The Economist, and The Guardian. He has also appeared on major TV networks like CNN, FOX, and BBC. Foreign Policy named him a Top 100 Global Thinker in 2011 and 2012, while TIME Magazine included him among the world’s 100 most influential people in 2004. The UK Guardian recognized him as “one of the 50 people who could save the planet” in 2008.

Born in 1965, Lomborg holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Copenhagen and has held various academic positions. He has organized several Copenhagen Consensus events to prioritize the world’s biggest challenges and is currently a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. With numerous honors and accomplishments, Lomborg’s expertise spans across simulation strategies, party behavior in voting systems, and the use of statistics in environmental issues.