Lomborg misleads Gottliebsen up the carbon path

An interview with Business Spectator has PR talent Bjorn Lomborg arguing a price on carbon is bound to fail. But his argument is tainted by two fatal flaws.

Yesterday Business Spectator’s Robert Gottliebsen covered an interview he did with Bjorn Lomborg, of ‘Skeptical Environmentalist’ fame, suggesting that putting a price on carbon was bound to fail. Instead we should largely do nothing to reduce emissions in the short-term other than a small $5 carbon tax, and instead focus on scientific research into renewable energy funded through this small carbon price.

Apparently this is what Economics Nobel laureates advise as the only realistic and cost-effective approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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