President Obama has declared that “climate change” is the greatest threat facing America. No, it’s not radical Islam. No, it’s not Iran with nukes. No, it’s not the growing militarization of Russia and China. No, it’s not even the threat of chemical and biological warfare from rogue nations.
The $1.5 trillion global “climate change industry” grew at between 17 and 24 percent annually from 2005-2008, slowing to between 4 and 6 percent following the recession with the exception of 2011’s inexplicable 15 percent growth, according to Climate Change Business Journal.
Breitbart also adds additional information:
Policy, or the anticipation of new policy, has been one of the biggest drivers of the industry, the report shows.
Then there are the people who benefit financially from this $1.5 trillion climate change industry: the carbon traders; the dodgy academics; the vulture capitalists pecking on the bloated carcass of renewable energy; the environmental NGOs; the environmental consultancies who specialise in giving “expert” testimony at planning appeals, arguing on the most spurious grounds that no the bats and birds in this area aren’t going to be affected by this new wind turbine they’re going to be happier than ever no really; the sustainability officers at every level of local government; the green advisers attached to every business who advise them how to reduce their CO2 count; the PR companies that specialise in green awareness; . . .