Middle-class families should stop buying large fridges in order to save energy and tackle climate change, a government-commissioned report has suggested.
Families could save up to £36 a year on their electricity bills by replacing large fridge-freezers or televisions with smaller appliances, according to a study published by the Department for Energy and Climate Change.
The point isn’t to make us all live in smaller houses, with smaller appliances, with fewer gizmos, in order to avoid this climate change thing.
The point is to allow us to have all those gizmos in every increasing sizes with more living space and still avoid climate change.
That is, to allow us to live rich, to carry on getting richer, without boiling the planet.