We all know that, right? People who make their bucks from fossil fuels are damaging our planet and, consequently, us.
Two Harper’s Findings from September 2022 confirm this thinking:
The self-made rich are less sensitive to the plight of the poor.
But there’s this Finding which is to me new and pounds away at the central theme, i.e., ultra-rich people are dangerous to life on earth. In brief, they are shits.
Soot particles introduced into the upper atmosphere by space launches have five hundred times the heat-trapping capacity as soot particles released by aviation.
Space launches. While government launches may be considered crucial for our defense and communications, I don’t think those luxurious little personal space trippers Jeff Bezos (Blue Origin), Elon Musk (SpaceX) and Richard Branson (Virgin Galactic) have anything important to offer the rest of us.