The Little Known Profession That Powered The World Before Fossil Fuels

Charcoal Burner by Helene Schjerfbeck, 1882 (Public domain)

Before the world began firing up furnaces with the help of propane and natural gas another material was used — charcoal. Many believe that pre-industrial people simply threw logs and branches they picked up from the forest into their kilns and called it a day but that was…

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