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The rich don’t want to stop global warming because, “The fossil fuel industry is the 1% of the 1%, the richest enterprise in human history.”

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“But we don’t act, and for a particular reason… Our richest people don’t want to, because it would reduce their wealth somewhat,” said Bill McKibben. “The fossil fuel industry is the 1% of the 1%, the richest enterprise in human history.”

“The addicts are the folks who run the fossil fuel empire – addicted to profits so great that they turn away sorrowful from the knowledge that they’re wrecking the future.”

The CEO of Exxon recently said on Charlie Rose, “My philosophy is to make money.”

“The fossil fuel industry is the 1 percent of the 1 percent, the richest enterprise in human history. Exxon made more money last year than any company in the history of money.”

“If it’s wrong to wreck the climate then it’s wrong to profit from that wreckage.”

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