Many of us grow up with the assumption that stock traders are just rich people looking to make a quick buck (or 5 billion). However, investing is also a way to show your support for an industry and company. Aside from myself, I know several people who are now engaged in “impact investing,” investing in solar companies, electric car companies (ahem, Tesla), wind companies, energy efficiency companies, and other cleantech companies.
The other side of that coin is divesting from fossil fuel companies. To make that move hotter, some Santa Clara University rappers make a case for that while also having some fun: