Bjorn Lomborg: Saving Lives with Fossil Fuels

Bjorn Lomborg, President of Copenhagen Consensus Center, argues that before poor countries can move to clean energy, poor families need access to cheap electricity so they don't have to burn dung, cardboard, or twigs for heating and cooking. These dirty fuels produce indoor air pollution that is terrible for health (especially for children). Learn more at www.gatesnotes.com.

Bjorn Lomborg: Fighting Poverty with Fossil Fuels

Gepubliceerd op 25 jun. 2014
Bjorn Lomborg, President of Copenhagen Consensus Center, demonstrates how big the energy gap is between rich and poor countries. He argues that simply telling poor countries to "get wind turbines and solar panels" is hollow and hypocritical, and calls for making clean energy "so cheap that everyone...will want to buy it." Learn more at www.gatesnotes.com.