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The Maumauing of Bjorn Lomborg

7 Pages Posted: 26 Nov 2002  

David Schoenbrod

New York Law School

Date Written: November 19, 2002


This brief essay discusses Bjorn Lomborg's The Skeptical Environmentalist and the critical response it provoked. The essay concludes that, whatever the merits or demerits of the book, this episode has undercut the claim of the environmental advocates to speak for science.

Keywords: Lomborg, skeptical environmentalist, environment, science

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Schoenbrod, David, The Maumauing of Bjorn Lomborg (November 19, 2002). Commentary Magazine, Vol. 114, No. 2, September 2002. Available at SSRN: or

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