Some climate activists seem to see a positive side to people catching a deadly disease.
Quebec politician praises coronavirus for reducing carbon footprint in Wuhan Barrett Wilson
Quebec politician and radio talk show host Luc Ferrandez has suggested that the coronavirus has had one “positive” outcome for the city of Wuhan, China—it’s reduced the carbon footprint.
On Saturday, he tweeted: “Wuhan. No automobile traffic. No air flights. The only city on the planet that will meet its GHG reduction targets. The way to this necessary degrowth will happen when all the debates have been in vain.”
Read more: https://www.thepostmillennial.com/quebec-politician-praises-coronavirus-for-reducing-carbon-footprint-in-wuhan/One is tempted to wish Quebec meets his desired climate goals in the same way, but it's way too close to the United States for comfort.
After facing a social media backlash Luc Ferrandez apparently tried to “clarify” his position.
This is not the first time greens have praised mass death. Prince Phillip, husband of the current reigning British monarch, once said “If I were reincarnated I would wish to be returned to earth as a killer virus to lower human population levels.”
Meanwhile, EBL has an amusing take on the Corona virus in #CoronaOutbreak 😷🤒👩🏼⚕️🍺🍋⚗️🤔🇨🇳👍. A taste:
I ain't scared. Yet.