The Economics of Ecology: Angry Planet or Beautiful World

The Economics of Ecology: Angry Planet or Beautiful World Economics Has Provided Real Solutions to Pollution and Environmental Degredation Bjørn Lomborg is a Danish professor of statistics who was an environmental activist and member of Greenpeace for years. He accepted at face value the Malthusian views, expressed by Paul Ehrlich, Lester Brown, and groups such as the Worldwatch Institute, Greenpeace, and the Sierra Club, that the world was running out of renewable resources, clean water, and forestland, and that the earth was becoming more polluted and that population growth was exploding. Along came Julian Simon, an American economist from...

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