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Video: Organic food is a great business but a bad environmental investment

USA Today | 
[Editor's note: Bjorn Lomborg is director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center and a visiting professor at Copenhagen Business School.] There are no health benefits ...
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Organic farming can never feed the world

USA Today | 
Organic food has become the fastest-growing sector of the U.S. food industry. . . . Buying it makes us feel like we’re ...

Claims organic food better for health, animals, planet ‘marketing hype’

Telegraph | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . . [E]verywhere ...

Video: UN goals for reducing hunger best achieved by investing in agricultural research

Copenhagen Consensus | 
Bjørn Lomborg, director of non-profit think tank Copenhagen Consensus, says that investing in agricultural research and development is one of the best ...

Why does public have selective hearing on scientific opinions?

National Post | 
How come we sometimes listen to scientific arguments, but sometimes disregard them entirely? Pew Research Center has done a survey ...

Sensational headlines should not cloud reality of India’s GM crop success

National Post | 
Too often, we let emotion crowd out the facts of a news story. We base our opinions on the most ...

India’s GM crop success bedevils critics

National Post | 
It’s best two dissect two separate strains of the [anit-GMO] argument [in India]: first, that there is a wave of ...
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How Europe abuses the ‘precautionary principle’ and stifles innovation

European Magazine | 
The precautionary principle, at its core a beneficial concept, has been progressively vamped up or weaponized and is now being ...
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“There is no bee crisis,” environmentalist Bjorn Lomborg says

Ottawa Citizen | 
Contrary to what you may have heard, there is no “bee-pocalypse.” There is lots of alarmist talk about colony collapse ...

Trashing rice, killing children

National Post | 
Earlier this month, 400 protestors destroyed a field trial of genetically modified Golden Rice in the Philippines. Aided by well-meaning ...