China and America need to compete to cool the Earth

Image for post
Image for post
Energy workers of the world, unite! Old Chinese propaganda poster modified by me

The world needs another Cold War. Literally. America and China should compete to cool the Earth. Would it be better if they got along? Absolutely but A) lol too late and B) competition is motivation. The Cold War put a human on the moon. We need a second Cold War to remain on Earth.

In 1966 alone the US dumped 2% of its GDP into the Apollo program, and God knows what the Soviets were doing. Both spent huge amounts on nuclear weapons and horrible hot conflicts around the globe. …

About

Indi Samarajiva

A writer living in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He/him. indi@indi.ca

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store