Let's set the countryside on fire

Cox, David
July 2001
New Statesman;7/16/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 4546, p28
Suggests the planting and burning of plants as an alternative source of energy. Problems faced in searching for energy sources; Benefits of the burning of plants as an alternative to fossil fuels; Shift from production of food to planting plants for energy consumption in Great Britain.


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