29 Oct '13, 9am

The National Review’s worst nightmare: Climate activists might win

The National Review’s worst nightmare: Climate activists might win

James Ennis Won’t somebody please think of the capitalism? The activists beginning to push universities and local governments to sell their oil stocks may think they have a tough road ahead of them. Other divestment campaigns, like those involving tobacco, the arms trade, and apartheid in South Africa, have taken decades, if they’ve worked at all. But the climate change divestment movement has one observer who thinks it is capable of moving mountains. Not that this observer thinks it should move those mountains. In fact, he would rather divestment activists stop trying to move anything, period — which is the story of how the climate movement came to have an ambitious three-part series written by Stanley Kurtz, Harvard PhD and social commentator for The National Review , about how divestment is one of the greatest dangers facing this great country. Published last spring, it...

Full article: http://grist.org/climate-energy/the-national-reviews-wors...

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