That's the message from today's Indie in relation to the Severn Barrage. It would provide 5% of the UK's electricity at the cost of some Beck's Swans breeding grounds. On the other hand we could open some more coal-fired power stations which would be bad for all of us.
So I think they're right, the swans have got to go.
The same series of articles calls for more nuclear power and questions the green credentials of the Prius.