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Money managers: the new warriors of climate change

By Financial Times

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  • Money managers — responsible for the nest eggs of millions of people — are forming a new generation of #climate activists. And these activists are backed by trillions of dollars.

  • When money talks, the truth is most often silent. Much money is to be made with carbon taxes and the carbon markets. Honest scientists provide a convincing case that it will have no affect on climate change. I respect this insight since their argument attempts to convince me, whereas the climate change believers tend to coerce me. The cold result of scientific inquiry speaks for itself and does not respect politics, beliefs, desires or emotion.

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