Lomborg and Realistic Optimism

Just because it sounds good …BJORN LOMBORGTHE AUSTRALIANJULY 11, 2014 12:00AMPrintSave for later12THE world has generally become a much better place during the last half-century. Sceptics will scoff, but the numbers don’t lie. The task now is to make the world even better.In 1960, 20 million children under the age of five died. In 2011, with … Continue reading Lomborg and Realistic Optimism


Bitten by the dispiriting dogma of sustainabilityNICK CATERTHE AUSTRALIANJANUARY 28, 2014 12:00AMPrint42FacebookIllustration: Sturt Krygsman Source: News LimitedWHAT a splendid start to the year it has been for Australia. First the Ashes, then the one-day trophy and finally the corporate sustainability prize awarded to our own Westpac Banking Corporation in Davos.Sustainability is "a leading-edge issue", which means no one … Continue reading Sustainability