January 8, 2013
Asteroid Mining 2022: A $1 Trillion Earth Bet
Paul Farrell, MarketWatch
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Billionaire capitalists saving the Earth? You bet. While environmentalists regularly accuse giant capitalist entities like ExxonMobil, Cargill, Koch, Massey and others of depleting nonrenewable energy and other natural resources, a new enlightened class of capitalists is betting new space-age technologies will discover and restore resources and make them a fortune while saving the world from a disastrous ending.
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