Altering the place you retain your cash may cut back your carbon footprint by as much as 27 instances greater than giving up flying or going vegan, writes Graham Lawton
14 October 2020
MANY of us at New Scientist have specialist areas of weak spot. Mine is physics. Within the grand scheme of issues, they’re truly thought-about a power: if I can perceive an article about, say, quantum theory, then anybody can. However just lately, it has dawned on me that I’ve a extra severe weak spot in my understanding of the world. One which, as I write about environmental points, I must fill. The topic? Finance.
Ugh. I skim previous these pages within the newspaper. As quickly as any person mentions bonds or derivatives, my mind seizes up. Frankly, …