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The Lomborg Deception

Howard Friel was interviewed on the Science Show about his book The Lomborg Deception So Lomborg was very clever to present himself as a centrist, but when you get into the details of his book he’s hardly a centrist. I think he would be fairly classified as a climate denier. He takes almost every climate…

Ron Bailey reflexively jumps to the defence of Bjorn Lomborg: Begley cites three examples from Friel about Lomborg’s errors, e.g., polar bear population trends and climate change, human deaths from heat versus cold, and the implications of Antarctic ice shelf disintegration. You can read Begley’s reporting and judge for yourself. (With regard to polar bears,…

The Lomborg Deception

I’ve noted before that Bjorn Lomborg systematically misrepresents the science. Sharon Begley has reviewed Howard Friel’s book The Lomborg Deception: But when Friel began checking Lomborg’s sources, “I found problems,” he says. “As an experiment, I looked up one of his footnotes, found that it didn’t support what he said, and then did another, and…