Shopping our way to carbon neutrality

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From The Guardian:

It isn’t easy being green. You have to turn the thermostat down to a chilly 18C in winter, spend ages taping up draughty windows, eat nothing but muddy parsnips all through February and wear charity shop cast-offs instead of proper clothes. Oh, the horror.

Not so fast, say today’s big high-street chains. Now you can be green and gorgeous, eco-conscious and highly fashionable, simply by buying the latest climate-friendly consumer products.

Or can we? Here’s the full article.

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