Climate Change Debate: Bjørn Lomborg and Andrew Revkin | Lex Fridman Podcast #339



Bjørn Lomborg is author of “False Alarm”. Andrew Revkin is a climate journalist (21 years at NY Times). Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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OUTLINE:
0:00 – Introduction
1:51 – Politics of climate change
18:53 – Greta Thunberg
25:23 – Electric cars
32:45 – Economy
40:22 – Journalism
54:23 – Human emissions
1:12:11 – Worst-case climate change scenario
1:32:32 – Hurricanes
1:51:20 – Climate change vs Global warming
1:55:27 – Climate alarmism
2:10:17 – Economic models
2:41:44 – Climate change policies
2:57:46 – Nuclear energy
3:04:22 – Alex Epstein
3:14:52 – Public opinion on climate change
3:36:49 – US presidents
3:47:27 – Advice for young people
4:01:02 – Meaning of life

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Environmentalist, Futurist, Lightworker, Wannabe naturalist. The way we are treating our world and environment is not going to end well! We need to change course NOW.

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