The Express Tribune : "Keeping in view the financial constraints in the way of providing gas or other alternate sources of energy to people, Shabir suggests that plants that grow faster than conifers should be planted."Think about this the next time you hear about how great is renewable energy. Pakistan forests are being destroyed as an energy source, because it's too expensive to pipe in natural gas. ?? What?
The answer is degrowth. The human race must de-grow and fast. The solution is to make cities clean, safe, and car-free. Provide education and health-care and birth rates will drop.