Researchers take photos at Fouque glacier in Chile on November 30, 2021. Photo: AFP
Researchers take photos at Fouque glacier in Chile on November 30, 2021. Photo: AFP
Gwynne Dyer
Opinion

Opinion

Gwynne Dyer

If humans are wired to only fear short-term threats, forget about fighting climate change

  • During WWII, 130,00 people were employed and US$23 billion spent in the race to build an atomic bomb
  • We should be pouring at least as many resources into slowing down the break-up of glaciers and rise in sea levels, but we can’t seem to garner the same sense of urgency

Researchers take photos at Fouque glacier in Chile on November 30, 2021. Photo: AFP
Researchers take photos at Fouque glacier in Chile on November 30, 2021. Photo: AFP
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