• ‘Buy Less Stuff': The New Book Making The Case For Reducing Your Shopping

    7 days ago - By Health & Lifestyle

    Lockdowns have curbed shopping, making the case for an effective fix for our climate crisis
    If the purpose of a thought experiment is to cast new light on familiar phenomena, the better to inspire a cascade of new thoughts on scarcely registered realities, J.B. MacKinnon certainly delivers in The Day the World Stops Shopping. On his way to exploring what could happen in the wake of a sudden 25 per cent drop in human consumption, MacKinnon offers eye-opening explanations of everything from why energy-saving products have not decreased climate-threatening carbon emissions to what causes...
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