Every Hour Is Earth Hour In The Bleak Third World
Investor's Business Daily reports CEI's alternative to Earth Hour, Human Achievement Hour.
American Enterprise Institute economist Mark Perry calls Earth Hour the “annual event that celebrates ignorance, poverty, backwardness and energy self-flagellation.” He suggests we instead join the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Human Achievement Hour, which “is the counter argument to the World Wide Fund for Nature’s Earth Hour.”
“Symbolically or not, Earth Hour does little to protect the environment and is a misguided effort that completely ignores how modern technology allows societies to develop new and more sustainable practices, helping people around the world be more eco-friendly and better conserve our natural resources,” says CEI.
“Instead of looking to the ‘dark ages,’ like Earth Hour, Human Achievement Hour promotes the idea that we should be looking to technology and innovation to help solve environmental challenges and problems.”
Read the full article at Investor's Business Daily.