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  1. How to Promote Sustainable Living Without All the Sacrifice

    Our consumption-driven growth is unsustainable, and while this has been recognized for years, politicians, business leaders and NGOs have been slow to help people embrace sustainable lifestyles without feeling deprived. By focusing on three simple narratives — simplicity, green growth and ”collaborative consumption” — we might just gain greater reliance on sharing or temporarily renting what we need to maintain our lifestyles. While none of these visions is likely to capture the imagination of an entire population, creative use of all three may help speed up the embrace of sustainable lifestyles.

    Source: Aeon

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