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A documentary that takes an alternative approach to dealing with the global warming crisis.

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A documentary that takes an alternative approach to dealing with the global warming crisis.

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A light bulb won't solve global warming. This guy's bright ideas just might.

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Rated PG for thematic elements | See all certifications »
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1 June 2011 (Denmark)  »

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Охладите! Глобальное потепление  »

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$26,847, 14 November 2010, Limited Release

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$62,713, 26 December 2010
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Fossil fuel must flow!
18 November 2010 | by See all my reviews

Lomborg, by focusing on how we can adapt, and how 'we can use our money for better things' is avoiding a solution to the problem. He has moved on to accept the science, but now he is saying there is nothing to worry about, and we have better things to do.

His agenda is revealed by what he *doesn't* say. His goal is to avoid penalizing fossil fuel for as long as possible. Of course, such a penalty will not be a significant cost on the economy. There are free market solutions to the problem which can utilize the market to remove fossil fuel from the economy in a quarter of a century or less. This would create a good return on investment many times over, in terms of energy security and technological innovation (fossil energy is *old*), and of course avoiding some of the immigration and starvation that will be caused by warming.


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