Danish ministry report vindicates Lomborg

Ethics committee accusation of scientific dishonesty dismissed as "completely void of argumentation"

Denmark's science ministry has vehemently dismissed as "completely void of argumentation" the report of a scientific panel which accused controversial economist Bjørn Lomborg of "scientific dishonesty" (EED 08/01/03).

The ministry's scathing indictment of the national "committee on scientific dishonesty" (UVVU) closes the book on a year-long slanging match that has generated worldwide headlines, raised fundamental issues of scientific freedom and at times threatened to bring the international environmental establishment into disrepute.

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