Villagers Are Asking
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Why are you suddenly concerned about the trees?
Didn't you cut down yours, and concreted traces of their fructuous existence?
Didn't you send for their carcasses for your furniture and sculpture, books and doors?
        Coal electricity. Combustion engines. 
        Disposable plastics.
        Are you even counting?

Why are you suddenly concerned about our axes and trees?
Why are you counting ours?
How else can we keep warm, boil our water, and roast our meats?

Bless your teacher's heart, but they frightened you with the problem without settling you down with the priorities of solution.
Don't ask us to hibernate.
Make the trees grow faster, we've seen what you did to tomatoes and po...

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