Lomborg launches official protest

Bjørn Lomborg, controversial head of Denmark's Institute for environmental assessment, has filed a formal complaint with science minister Helge Sander and parliamentary ombudsman Hans Gammeltoft-Hansen against the "committee on scientific dishonesty" (UVVU), according to Danish newspaper reports. UVVU last month accused Mr Lomborg of "perverting the scientific message" in his book The Sceptical Environmentalist. The move sparked a bitter row that continues to generate national headlines (EED 09/01/03).

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