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Bjorn Lomborg is still thinking about “evil economics”

Bjorn Lomborg is still thinking about “evil economics”

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In 2005, Bjorn Lomborg bounced onto the TED stage in Monterey to challenge the assembled audience to think about “the biggest problems in the world.” Author of the book The Skeptical Environmentalist and the director of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre, Lomborg promptly advised the somewhat startled audience to forget about global warming. If we really want to make an impact on the serious []

Touching the directions: Fellows Friday with Camille Seaman

Touching the directions: Fellows Friday with Camille Seaman

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Native American photographer Camille Seaman devotes years to her subjects, revealing the unfolding of reality over time. For the last decade, she has traveled repeatedly to the Arctic and Antarctic to take portraits of polar ice, witnessing the beauty and loss of a part of Earth most of us will never see. How do your []

Journalist John Hockenberry explores the rise of the climate change skeptics movement

Journalist John Hockenberry explores the rise of the climate change skeptics movement

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For anyone watching the three presidential debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, two words were surprisingly absent: “climate change.” It’s a strange omission given that 73 percent of Americans shared in a recent poll that dealing with environmental concerns, particularly global warming, was “extremely important” or “very important” to them. Not to mention that []