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TEDTalks : Bjorn Lomborg, Our Priorities for Saving the World

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; TED Conferences LLC.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012] ©2007
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Given $50 billion to spend, which would you solve first: AIDS or global warming? Danish political scientist Bjorn Lomborg comes up with surprising answers in this TEDTalk. Lomborg heads the Copenhagen Consensus, which convenes periodically to assess, prioritize, and brainstorm solutions to the major global challenges of today, including climate change, communicable diseases, conflicts, education, financial  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Educational films
Videorecording
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
TED Conferences LLC, 2007.
Named Person: Bjørn Lomborg; Bjørn Lomborg
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; TED Conferences LLC.
OCLC Number: 961517113
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on January 28, 2012.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Target Audience: 6 and up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (17 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Contents: The Biggest Problems in the World (1:55) --
Prioritization is Uncomfortable (1:56) --
Copenhagen Consensus: Putting a Price Tag on Global Issues (1:47) --
The Copenhagen Consensus List (1:03) --
Comparing Costs of Solutions to World Problems (1:05) --
Cost Effective Projects for Saving the World (2:02) --
Best Project for Saving the World (1:32) --
The Perspective From the Future (1:27) --
Lomborg Addresses Common Objections (1:38) --
Do Economists Know Best? (1:55) --
Credits: TEDTalks: Bjorn Lomborg --
Our Priorities for Saving the World (0:05)
Other Titles: Bjorn Lomborg
Our Priorities for Saving World
TED Talks
Responsibility: TED Conferences LLC.

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Given $50 billion to spend, which would you solve first: AIDS or global warming? Danish political scientist Bjorn Lomborg comes up with surprising answers in this TEDTalk. Lomborg heads the Copenhagen Consensus, which convenes periodically to assess, prioritize, and brainstorm solutions to the major global challenges of today, including climate change, communicable diseases, conflicts, education, financial instability, governance and corruption, malnutrition and hunger, population migration, sanitation and water, and subsidies and trade barriers.

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