Ã sa VilbÃ¤ck, MD, receives the Enlightener of the Year award,
“… who has described diseases and treatments in an unbiased and informative manner on her TV show Dr. Ã sa on Swedish state television. By upholding a good popular science standard on her show, Ã sa VilbÃ¤ck has emphasised clearly the importance of evidence-based medicine. She has also warned viewers of dangerous alternative medical methods.”
Enlightener VilbÃ¤ck receives a cash prize of SEK 25 000 ($3700, â¬2800).
The Stockholm Initiative lobby group receives the Obscurantist of the Year anti-award, as it
“… mainly works to deny the state of scientific knowledge in climate science, promote home-made and often contradictory theories about how climate ‘actually’ works, disseminate conspiracy theories and relay unsubstantiated rumours and unfounded accusations against climate scientists.”