Quotes by others about The Skeptical
|SAID BY BJØRN
LOMBORG . .
|ON THE GREENHOUSE
"The greenhouse effect is extremely
Drivhuseffekten er yderst tvivlsom].
Bjørn Lomborg in his `break-through´ article, "The true state of the planet", Politiken, Denmark, 12th Jan. 1998.
"This chapter accepts the reality of man-made global warming .
. " - 2001, TSE p. 259
|ABOUT PREDICTING THE FUTURE|
On Lester Brown´s pessimistic prediction of future
trends in wheat
yields: "Also, and this is ironic, the very year Brown made his
statement, wheat yields broke through the previous wall, and have since
then been above the "maximum" every single year save one." - 2001, TSE
"Thus, it is also expected that
the oil price will once again decline from $27 to the low $20s until
- 2001, TSE p. 122.
In response to the review in Nature:
"Basically, the question to ask Pimm & Harvey seems
to be: if I really am so wrong, why don´t you just document
|WHAT LOMBORG HAS SAID REGARDING OTHERS|
About David Pimentel:
"The Pimentel article repeatedly makes the mistakes we have talked about above, but most importantly it is wrong and seriously misleading on all of its central conclusions. However, this has not hindered the article in being cited and frequently used in pointing out the decline of the world." - The Skeptical Environmentalist (TSE) p. 22.
Schneider, John P. Holdren, John Bongaarts and Thomas Lovejoy
In response to the editor of Scientific American who asked four leading experts to critique Lomborg´s treatment of their areas:
"Notice that these four editors have certainly not been chosen randomly - two of the four reviewers are actually directly criticized in my book. . . the obvious lack of any concern for presenting a balanced review of my work calls into question the real purpose of this Scientific American feature." - Lomborg´s reply to Scientific American, 16th February 2002.
About Stefan Rahmstorf, lead
author of the paleoclimate chapter of the 4th assessment report of the
"Rahmstorf is a well-established, serious researcher on climate change who holds a minority view on the rise in the sea-level."
- Lomborg in The Guardian, 9th March 2009, see here.