The Young IPA Podcast – Episode 76 with Bjorn Lomborg and Dr Bella d’Abrera

The Young IPA Podcast – Episode 76 with Bjorn Lomborg and Dr Bella d’Abrera

 

This week James and Pete talk Colin Kaepernick’s new campaign with Nike, the anonymous op-ed in the New York Times, the latest data on Australia’s falling business investment stats, Steve Bannon being disinvited from the New Yorker’s writers festival and Victorian Labor releasing the personal information of private citizens. We talk to Bjorn Lomborg, President of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre, about how global initiatives to fight climate change are going to end up leaving millions in poverty, and how we have to be smarter with our environmental policies (18:52-31:19.) We also talk to IPA Director of the Foundations of Western Civilisation Program Dr Bella d’Abrera about her upcoming report on the teaching of history at Australian universities, her upcoming speech in England and her opinion on the Ramsay Centre (31:24-48:19).

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