1% of the population are psychopaths. These are people who lack empathy, conscience and guilt. Consider implications of this carefully. Politicians and higher executives appear to have a higher percentage of psychopaths in their groups (document. find a more exact percentage if possible). We all need to learn more about this group.
Also, if you are reading this and wonder if you might be a psychopath, take note and remember that this issue affects every one of us, including you.
If you are “benefiting” from short-term wealth gained from polluting sources, you will be causing major health and other problems for yourself and others. Please look at the big picture of the entire earth and put your money to better uses.