In the short term absolutely. It is the net effect of this that is of concern. If you cannot percieve any dangers in a scenario then why built defences? We’re already seeing this in the staggering amounts of people that deny climate change (long term) contrary to all supportive data. This will inevitably turn the tables in the long run when this issue will smack us in the heads once again. When crops start failing the threat will seem very real once more.