March 7, 2011

Cash rules everything around green

By Cash rules everything around green

Author: Brandon Middleton

Some great insight from The Examiner's Timothy P. Carney:

Exploring corporate lobbyists' central role in Obama's "green energy" push provides us two important lessons. First, it reveals as hypocritical the Democratic attack that opponents of cap and trade and other green policies are simply shills for big business.

Second, it ought to heighten our skepticism that these "green" policies are really crafted with an eye to helping the environment — they are more likely skewed toward the bottom line of lobbied-up Big Business.

And a nice reminder that many on the enviro left "aren't just in it for the polar bears."

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