The Guardian

Looking on the bright side of climate change, think of all the money corporations can make | Arwa Mahdawi

A new report reveals how Apple, among others, is already exploring the business possibilities that will come from the environmental crisis. Something to be cheerful about as the ice melts …
‘Rather than worrying about the planet being destroyed, why not ask yourself how you can best monetise the rest of your time on Earth?’ Photograph: Alamy Live News.

You know what I love about capitalism? Its optimism. Even in the direst of circumstances, it is always able to find a silver lining.

Take climate change, for example. After weird weather and ominous warnings of more to come, many of us are freaking out about an environmental apocalypse. Indeed, a shows record numbers of Americans are worried about climate change and,.

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from The Guardian

The Guardian2 min read
Against The Grain: Anger Grows At Spike In 'Sand Graffiti' By Tourists In Japan
Tottori prefecture to install more foreign-language signs urging visitors not to vandalise dunes
The Guardian3 min readSociety
A Sex Strike Is Not Enough: Women Need To Down Tools Completely | Suzanne Moore
The idea proposed last week by Alyssa Milano won’t cut it. To assert their worth, women should refuse to fulfil the unpaid labour expected by society
The Guardian3 min read
'A Little Miracle': Dutch Statesman's Diary Found 200 Years After It Was Lost
Johan van Oldenbarnevelt is arguably the greatest Dutch statesman, as one of the founding fathers who helped liberate the Netherlands from Spanish rule, but for 200 years the whereabouts of a diary chronicling his final months before he was beheaded