Do Figures Lie or Do Liars Figure? The Lomborg Deception

By Larry J. Schweiger

The writings of leading climate-change skeptic, Bjørn Lomborg (a Danish statistician) sheds light on an age old question, “Do Figures Lie or do Liars Figure?

In his new book, The Lomberg Deception Howard Friel exposes Lomborg as a complete fraud who has a pattern of referencing non-existent source material. Friel’s important work reveals systematic misrepresentations about climate change that have their origin with Lomborg. Sadly, without fact checking, these lies have been repeated thousands of times in the right-wing blogosphere and by most major media outlets. Have all the fact-checkers been fired?