Jeremy Clarkson: My old age is cancelled, society’s about to collapse and the greens just can’t stop smiling. Already, they are looking at pictures of China, taken from space, and jumping up and down because, for the first time in 30 years, they can actually see it. Other photographs show that the huge cloud of nitrogen dioxide that normally sits over northern Italy has vanished. Friends of the Earth are delighted, saying that this shows “many of us can live and work in completely different ways”. Of course, we could explain to our idiotic green friends that thousands and thousands of people are dying. But let us not forget that eco-ists have been calling for a Thanos-level cut in the world’s population for years. In 2018, their spiritual leader, Sir Attenborough, said “our population growth has to come to an end”.
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