Bjørn Lomborg: ‘There is No Bee Crisis’ — ‘Yes, honeybees are dying in above-average numbers, but the most likely cause is the varroa mite and associated viruses. Moreover, if you look at the actual numbers, they undermine much of the catastrophic rhetoric’


By: - Climate DepotSeptember 8, 2013 6:01 PM

Bjørn Lomborg: ‘There is No Bee Crisis’

http://www.nationalreview.com/planet-gore/357439/bj-rn-lomborg-there-no-bee-crisis-greg-pollowitz

Shocker. There are “bee alarmists,” too. Lomborg writes:Contrary to what you may have heard, there is no “bee-pocalypse.” There is lots of alarmist talk about colony collapse disorder, people are blaming pesticides and talking about hundreds of billions of dollars at risk. But a closer look tells a very different story.Yes, honeybees are dying in above-average numbers, but the most likely cause is the varroa mite and associated viruses.Moreover, if you look at the actual numbers, they undermine much of the catastrophic rhetoric. In the United States, where we have good data, beekeepers have adapted to CCD. Colony numbers were Read More …

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