Gwynne Dyer

Gwynne Dyer has worked as a journalist, broadcaster and lecturer on international affairs for more than 20 years; his articles are published in 45 countries. His book, "Climate Wars," deals with the geopolitical implications of climate change and has been translated into Japanese, French, Russian, Chinese and a number of other languages.

For Gwynne Dyer's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Oil: The perfect storm

Commentary / World Apr 23, 2020

Oil: The perfect storm

The collapse of production and investment in the oil industry is hard on the millions of people who make their livings from it, but the writing has been on the wall for some time.

Commentary / World Apr 16, 2020

Lives versus livelihoods

Everybody knows that you can’t shut the economy down indefinitely, but nobody wants to risk a second wave of infections by moving too soon.

Commentary / World Mar 28, 2020

Why nobody mentions universal basic income

When you lock the people down (to save their lives), you inevitably close down a lot of the economy as well. And the lockdown will definitely have to last in most countries until May or June. U.S. President Donald Trump’s promise of a “beautiful ...