Cross-border shopping trips emit tonnes of carbon

Retail Ireland, the group that represents the Irish retail sector, says that shopping in North is destroying the planet.

Retail Ireland director Torlach Denihan said: “On the first day of the Copenhagen Climate Change Summit it is sobering that cross-border shopping trips in 2009 will result in the emission of 100,000 tonnes of carbon.”

You wouldn’t just be desperate, would you now Torlach?

Full report at InsideIreland.ie

Remember folks, moving is evil. Stay at home, turn down the heating, switch of the lights and knit yourself another jumper.

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