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Lomborg misapplies the "Copenhagen Consensus" to ignore carbon pricing and yet argue for massive government investments in clean energy by TokyoTom

I copy below comments I made on a related thread at Roger Pielke, Jr .'s Prometheus science policy blog, regarding recent duelling op-eds on climate change policy between the left-leaning Danish political scientist Bjørn Lomborg and economist...

Lomborg's brilliant climate plan: leave GHG externalities alone and let governments spend 0.05% of GDP on picking winning low-carb technologies! by TokyoTom

The folly practically speaks for itself . Why does Bjorn Lomborg think that governments can better determine worthy investments than private firms? And that such investments should be borne by ordinary taxpayers rather than those who are generating the...

Not Climate Change Welfare, But Capitalism and Free Markets by TokyoTom

... is what poor countries need. So corrrectly argues Keith Lockitch of the Ayn Rand Institute , in a new article that responds to the agreement, by the delegates of industrialized nations at the December climate change conference in Bali, to activate...