No, why should it?
There is no need to pollute, we do it because it is economical, the idea is to let some one else pay for the cleanup either financially or by an early death. And why should success be measured in economic factors alone, why not happiness, fulfillment, health, education, freedom to name a few.
For example, according to Trump's own EPA's analysis, the Trump administration's Affordable Clean Energy rule will result in up to 1,400 more premature deaths a year by 2030. Even if you don't care about the environment, how much is a human life worth? Is that the definition of success?
Only 24 thumbs down? The Yahho Joker must have had some of his 127 sock accounts blocked.