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When the house is on fire, it shouldn't matter who's putting it out

Confession: I used to take extra plastic bags at the supermarket just to spite climate change activists.

Now, I've become a lot more eco-friendly in the last couple of months since becoming an environment reporter and learning more about climate change, but I was very different in the past.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 06, 2019, with the headline 'When the house is on fire, it shouldn't matter who's putting it out'. Print Edition | Subscribe