Climate change: Can sending fewer emails really save the planet?
By David Molloy
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- Climate change
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Are you the type of person who always says thank-you? Well, if it's by email, you should stop, according to UK officials looking at ways to save the environment.
The Financial Times reports that we may all soon be encouraged to send one fewer email a day, cutting out "useless" one-line messages – such as "thanks".
Doing so "would save a lot of carbon", one official involved in next year's COP26 climate summit in Glasgow said.
But would it really make a huge difference?