Maybe the Mississippi river delta isn’t doomed after all. Upstream dams on the rivers that run through the delta were thought to be starving it of the sediment it needs to stay above sea level – but now it seems there’s enough sand to feed the delta for centuries to come. (1)
We spend so many resources to change things.
Then we spend so many resources to understand if what we did was good.
Then we spend even more money when we pay the price for our wrong choices.
Being primitive we would just… adapt.
But we are too arrogant for that.