Rebels of the Green movement


Yes, there are indeed some. Two people, at odds with the environmentalist mainstream. Their message is radical:  “We can’t stop global warming without a revolution in technology”. And so, like all rebels, they went out and…

started lobbying politicians

Technological revolutions don’t come cheap, $300bn, to be exact

With a handful of like-minded partners, they drafted the New Apollo project, the first version of their plan for a federally subsidized greening of the economy. They hired an economist to run the numbers and determined that a $300 billion government investment could call forth another $200 billion in private capital.

(To prove their independence from traditional environmental politics, they picked someone who had worked for the Bush administration.)


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