• MonkderDritte@feddit.de
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    The Heartland Institute, a conservative think tank, argues that the costs of such green initiatives outweigh their benefits, suggesting that they impose unnecessary economic burdens (Heartland Institute, 2017).

    Guess some people see everything in a cost-profit margin only.

    • Rozaŭtuno@lemmy.blahaj.zone
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      Guess some people see everything in a cost-profit margin only.

      Especially when it’s convenient. I’m sure they would happily look the other way if you showed them the economic burdens of having a car-centric society.

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          Auto industry manipulation of government is a big part of the reason the US has such awful, car-centered infrastructure.

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        And thinking that way about everything is obviously the wrong way to go about life and will end up failing.

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      Being European, there are plenty of profits to be made by switching to bikes. Well, unless you’re a petrol station, fuck you then.

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      Anything the Heartland Institute publishes should never be treated as anything but toilet paper.

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        Same goes for any and all think tanks

        They’re all horseshit perversions that exist to push out mountains of academic-seeming material to legitimize whatever positions their funders want to legitimize to advance their interests