Stories By 'Bjørn Lomborg'
It is almost universally agreed that more education is good for society. But it turns out that some popular educational policies achieve very little, while others that are often overlooked can make a huge difference.
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Corruption is a huge problem across the globe. In Africa, it is estimated that one-quarter of the continent’s GDP is “lost to corruption each year.”
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One-quarter of all the food in the world is lost each year, owing to inefficient harvesting, inadequate storage, and wastage in the kitchen.
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Despite progress in many societies, women almost everywhere still suffer from significant levels of discrimination.
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One of the biggest problems affecting the world’s poor is one that few have ever heard about: illicit financial flows.
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What is the biggest source of violence in our world? With the brutal conflicts in Syria, Ukraine, and elsewhere constantly in the news, many people would probably say war.
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