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September , 2009
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People Choose Lifestyle Over Planet

Source: Reuters,ENN, Date: September , 2009

People want to save the planet but are unwilling to make radical lifestyle changes like giving up air travel or red meat to reduce the effects of climate change, a straw poll by Reuters showed.Few are ready to make fundamental changes in lifestyle, behaviour and usage pattern .Over 40 percent of Britain's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, the main greenhouse gas causing climate change, come from the energy we use at home and in traveling.Small cahnges are welcome but people are not ready to accomodate radicle changes as a mode of green practice."Women are more likely to be energy conscious and willing to make habit-related changes, whereas men are more likely to make investments in more efficient equipment,










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