A few articles from Grist, an online environmental publication, have looked at America’s response to the percieved Soviet threat and mused over the idea of using the same strategies to deal with climate change; instill fear, increase government spending, invest in the best technology that money can buy and the best people to create it. There were some flaws with the Cold War. For example, we wasted a great deal of money on useless nuclear weapons. Check out the article here.
If we deal with Climate Change like we dealt with Soviet Communism, Can it work?