The Global Challenges That Dwarf Climate Change: Can We Get the Priorities Right?
- May 30, 2021 3:25 am GMT
This article is not meant to downplay the dangers of climate change. As a researcher working on CO2 capture and clean energy systems, I certainly have no intention of doing that.
Instead, my intended message is one of caution against climate action that exacerbates far greater problems — a likely result of marketing climate change as our greatest threat that must be addressed at any cost.
If we’re smart, we can use climate change as added motivation to address the biggest global issues. This is possible, but it requires quite the cultural leap. At the end of this article, I share some ideas on this topic.
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