India’s energy minister, Piyush Goyal, says, “Western countries have gone through their development cycle and enjoyed the fruits of ruining the environment over many years and are now giving us homilies and pontificating on responsibilities to the environment.” (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/oct/01/india-will-be-renewables-superpower-says-energy-minister)

Ah, those were delicious fruits, wrapped in plastic, cultivated and catered to us by the enslaved natives of our empire. Is that pigeons I hear?

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