In all regulation there is the seen and the unseen.
Regulators with their limited knowledge chose to see the mpg projections from CAFE, but not the body count from accidents in small CAFE cars.
Today people see sleek shiny Teslas driving down the road, but not the kid in the 3rd World lithium mine, or the future Superfund site a junked ZEV will end up in.
Except there IS profit in most new groundbreaking Global change laws. It's the profit the people writing them made by first investing in those who will carry out the new plan.
Getting back to the people telling us how wonderful the windmills are, how ironic that this weekend brought us a touch of actual reality: