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With ‘thank you’ emails, polite Britons burn thousands of tonnes of carbon a year

Sending an email

London, UKThomson Reuters Foundation Britain could significantly cut its carbon footprint if people stopped sending unnecessary ‘thank you’ emails, researchers said last week, calling on the public to “think before you thank”. Britons send more than 64 million unnecessary emails per day, a study by energy supplier OVO Energy found, with unactionable pleasantries such as […]