The Road to the Seneca Cliff is Paved with Evil Intentions. How to Destroy the World’s Forests

By Ugo Bardi, Cassandra's legacy

With the era of cheap fossil fuels coming to a close, what's left as low-cost fuel is wood and that had to be the target of the next wave of exploitation. Naively, I was thinking that the rush to wood would have taken the form of desperate people moving to the woods with hand-held axes, but no, in Italy it is coming in a much more destructive way.