Move Over Big Government, the Market Can Correct Climate Change

There are very legitimate reasons to worry about the state of the global environment. We will probably never all agree on the causes of, or solutions to, many of the problems we are currently facing. Some of us think that the government should take more action to correct issues related to climate change, while others think that the government already plays too large of a role in such matters.

In the meantime, corporations who reduce their energy and water needs -- in the U.S. and abroad -- are finding that "going green" quite often leads to a green of another kind: money. In this video, Fool.com contributor Aimee Duffy talks to Tyler Crowe about the oscillating level of government involvement, and the growing competitive advantage for companies like FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE  ) and Intel (NASDAQ: INTC  ) that are pursuing efficiency measures of their own accord.

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  • Report this Comment On January 18, 2014, at 2:11 PM, mememine69 wrote:

    Trust worthy politicians making election promises of taming the weather and making it colder for our great grandchildren by taxing the air we breathe with bankster-funded and corporate-run Carbon Trading Stock Markets ruled by liberal politicians? Sounds perfectly reasonable to me!

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