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REALLY want to help Mother Nature? Don’t drive electric cars, ignore paper bags & forget about organic food, from RT

You’ll never see an article like this in the mainstream, but all the environmental virtue signaling going on out there is harming the environment. From rt.com:

REALLY want to help Mother Nature? Don't drive electric cars, ignore paper bags & forget about organic food
Eco-consciousness has become a winning marketing strategy, but products sold as eco-friendly often aren’t. From solar panels to paper straws, many of our supposed environmental saviors are making the problem worse.

The fight against climate change is poised to make a lot of people very, very rich. The world is expected to invest some $90 trillion in new infrastructure to stave off climate doom over the next ten to 15 years, according to a report from the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, and manufacturers of consumer products want a piece of the action, with study after study revealing customers will pay more for “sustainable” and earth-friendly products. A third of consumers buy based on a brand’s environmental impact, according to Unilever, with a fifth explicitly favoring green messaging.

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