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Bjørn Lomborg, convener of the Copenhagen Consensus, outlines “the alarming thing about climate alarmism”

Bjørn Lomborg, convener of the Copenhagen Consensus, has argued in the Wall Street Journal that “climate alarmism” results in bad policy, and ignores a wealth of encouraging data. For example, the latest study from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change found that in the previous 15 years temperatures had risen 0.09 degrees Fahrenheit. The average

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Award-winning science journalist Matt Ridley defends his stance as a “climate change lukewarmer”

“I am a climate change lukewarmer”, asserts Matt Ridley, an award-winning journalist and best-selling author of “The Rational Optimist”. Writing for The Times, Matt defends his position by explaining that whilst he believes recent global warming is real, mostly man-made and will continue, he also thinks that it is not likely to be dangerous, and its slow and erratic progress so far

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Razeen Sally, an expert speaker on the rise of Asia, explains how cities can benefit from urbanisation

Countries around the world need to devolve power to cities and be more open to foreigners if they are to benefit from new patterns of urbanisation, says Razeen Sally, Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore in this World Economic Forum (WEF) video. Citing the recent WEF report on “The Competitiveness of Cities”, of which

Seven Swims in the Seven Seas for 1 Reason: the new campaign by endurance swimmer and inspirational speaker Lewis Pugh

During August, renowned endurance swimmer and United Nation’s Environment Programme (UNEP)’s Patron of the Oceans, Lewis Pugh, will be swimming with one purpose: to put Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) on the global agenda. He will become the first person to undertake a long distance swim in each of the Seven Seas: the Mediterranean, Adriatic, Aegean, Black, Red,

Keynote speaker Matt Ridley on the improving state of humanity

Check out this video of Matt Ridley, popular keynote speaker and best-selling author of The Rational Optimist, who gave an interview on the improving state of humanity at the Cato Institute –  a think tank dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, limited government, free markets and peace. In his recent work on the greening of our

TED speaker Matt Ridley: “You don’t own the land 300m below your feet”

Commenting on the issue of drilling for shale gas, Matt Ridley, British journalist and author of “The Rational Optimist”, has argued in his latest Times opinion piece that householders can’t be allowed to hold up underground energy projects. Matt points out that the “world is bedevilled by problems caused by lack of private property rights, but it is

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