Inconvenient truths: Don't believe the greenwash
Tuesday 03 March 2009
So you drive a Prius, eat organic and boycott anything made in China – but will that help to fight climate change? Simon Usborne faces the facts many ecologists would rather ignore
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Additional reporting by Helen Brown
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