Last year, more than 30,000 winter deaths were thought to be caused by fuel poverty, up by a third from the previous year, according to the Office for National Statistics. - http://www.eenews.net/stories/1059992359
Across Europe, low income residents are being sacrificed to the Green Gods of Faux Environmentalism. Increasing numbers die in winter, unable to heat their cold dark homes — while fat green government and EU officials and cronies pat each other on the back in congratulations for pushing the penetration of the intermittent unreliables big wind/solar to more and more destructive heights.
Twenty-two thousand in 2012. Thirty thousand in 2013.
Still, you know - you can't make an omelet without breaking a few eggs. Amirite? Besides, these were poor people. They probably lived miserable lives and had sub-standard health insurance and stuff. It's not like they had anything to contribute to society, after all. Just dead wood, really.
If you haven't noticed it already, environmentalists hate poor people. After all, it's not like they matter... in non-election years, anyways.
Besides, when you get right down to it, fifty thousand dead peons is just a rounding error in the ongoing environmentalist death toll.