By Blake Hudson, Opinion Contributor — 08/15/19 12:55 PM EDT 51
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Forests are my passion. I grew up on forestland in the U.S. South and am a conservationist to the core. But those who oversimplify the issue of “chopping down and burning our forests for electricity” are shaky on science, economics, history and understanding what motivates private property owners—and it may harm both our forests and our climate.