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The recent publication of Bjorn Lomborg’s ‘The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World’ has generated a considerable amount of interest within both the media and academia.

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The Economic Journal, 113 (June), F362F380. Royal Economic Society 2003. Published by BlackwellPublishing, 9600 Garsington Road, Oxford OX4 2DQ, UK and 350 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148, USA.ENVIRONMENTAL OPTIMISTS, ENVIRONMENTALPESSIMISTS AND THE REAL STATE OF THE WORLD ANARTICLE EXAMINING THE SKEPTICALENVIRONMENTALIST: MEASURING THE REAL STATEOF THE WORLD BY BJORN LOMBORG*Matthew A. ColeThis paper provides a detailed examination of Bjorn Lomborgs controversial and highlypublicised book The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World. The bookexamines a wide range of environmental and social issues and concludes that many of theseproblems are not as bad as the media and environmental organisations claim. This paperconcentrates on food and hunger, deforestation, air pollution and climate change and findsthat Lomborgs analysis suffers from several problems, including selective use of data, oversimplification of issues, posing the wrong questions and lack of objectivity in his quest foroptimistic trends. Ironically Lomborg makes the same errors as those he criticises.The recent publication of Bjorn Lomborgs The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World has generated a considerable amount of interestwithin both the media and academia. A vast array of newspapers and magazineshave published articles relating to the book and/or Lomborg himself, and manyacademics have felt the need to offer a

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