It is a burning issue; Is the barbeque bad for the planet? Heidi Sopinka of the Globe and Mail makes some interesting points (read article here) that we missed in our earlier posts on this subject. Canadian barbecue champ Rockin' Ronnie Shewchuck goes for hardwood and concedes that he is using trees and producing greenhouse gases but advocates:
Buy a Prius. Take the bus, Do anything you can to help preserve your right to cook outdoors. We were not born with an SUV steering wheel in our hands, but I think that one of the primordial, defining characteristics of mankind is to cook over fire.