Sorry Caleb, the wonders have saved your forests for us Europeans so we can close down our dirty plants and burn your wood instead. It’s to save the planet and make the wonders feel all warm and squishy inside as they realise they are neither priests nor overlords and will share our fate of freezing to death (sadly they’ll think this make them martyrs not morons).
There is an old adage that states, “It it isn’t broke, don’t fix it.” Unfortunately our way of staying warm in the winter, which wasn’t broken, has been “fixed,” and consequently many will not be able to stay warm this winter. As I myself am included in this “many”, I, of course, am a bit peeved.
The simple fact of the matter is that coal and oil fired power plants have been called “dirty,” by people who claim to be altruistic. I am not particularly wonder-struck by their logic. They seem to think that it is a revelation of modern science that smoke is dirty stuff. I think even our cavemen ancestors knew that, but preferred a bit of airborne dirt to freezing to death. However these wonders seem to prefer freezing to death to a campfire.
In the name of cleanliness these wonders have managed to shut down 288 out…
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