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Bjorn Lomborg

Visiting Fellow

Dr. Bjorn Lomborg is president of the Copenhagen Consensus Center and visiting professor at Copenhagen Business School. His numerous books include The Skeptical EnvironmentalistCool ItHow to Spend $75 Billion to Make the World a Better PlaceThe Nobel Laureates’ Guide to the Smartest Targets for the World: 2016–2030, and Prioritizing Development: A Cost Benefit Analysis of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals

The Copenhagen Consensus Center is a think tank that researches the smartest solutions for the world's biggest problems, advising policy makers and philanthropists how to spend their money most effectively. 

Lomborg was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world. In 2011 and 2012, Lomborg was named among the Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy “for looking more right than ever on the politics of climate change.” In 2008 he was named “one of the 50 people who could save the planet” by the UK Guardian. Lomborg is a frequent participant in public debates on policy issues.

His analysis and commentaries appear regularly in such prestigious publications as the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street JournalUSA Today, the EconomistForeign Affairs, the AtlanticForbes, the Globe and Mail, theGuardian, the Telegraph, the Sunday Times, the Australian, the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, and Der Spiegel.