Suddenly fund managers start thinking that the profitable mining operation is risky because the oceans are rising and it’s time to put money into something safe, like windmills built in areas that hardly see any wind. They score social responsibility points and retirees end up washing dishes.
Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.
Rich Trzupek is a veteran environmental consultant and senior advisor to the Heartland Institute. He is the author of the new book Regulators Gone Wild: How the EPA is Ruining American Industry (Encounter Books).