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Bjorn Lomborg:
Global priorities bigger than climate change

TED2005 · 16:41 · Filmed Feb 2005
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Bjorn Lomborg: Global priorities bigger than climate change
16:41 · Filmed February 2005 at TED2005 · Subtitles available in 30 languages

Given $50 billion to spend, which would you solve first, AIDS or global warming? Danish political scientist Bjorn Lomborg comes up with surprising answers.

Global prioritizer
Danish political scientist Bjorn Lomborg heads the Copenhagen Consensus, which has prioritized the world's greatest problems — global warming, world poverty, disease — based on how effective our solutions might be. It's a thought-provoking, even provocative list. Full bio
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