An antidote to the fear behind climate change in Bjorn Lomborg's upcoming movie:
Money quote from a review:
The way Lomborg explains it, current commitments are to spend $250 billion per year to combat the effects of Global Warming. And, if we continue to spend that same amount for the remainder of the century, in the end the temperature of the planet will have decreased by only a fraction of a degree. So, instead of wasting money on methods that aren’t providing results, Lomborg suggests the money should be spent to combat poverty and to provide education and health care in developing countries. Of the $250 billion, a portion should also be allocated to research and development for more efficient technologies such as renewable energy and geo-engineering.
The movie opens this Friday.