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Cutting working hours could help save the planet

Workers in the UK would have to move to a 9-hour week to stay in line with the Paris Agreement. Here is how cutting working hours could help fight the climate crisis:

10/06/2019 16:54updated: 11/06/2019 17:04
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  • Jonathan S.
    10/06/2019 16:58

    This is just getting stupid.

  • Richard L.
    10/06/2019 23:37

    If people stopped spouting as much shit out of their pie holes we'd cut down on CO2

  • Jake H.
    25/06/2019 20:45

    Go on then pay me £1,500 per month for 36 hours of work total and I'll happily kick my feet up on the beach 🤣 idiots 🤣

  • Jordy L.
    25/06/2019 22:15

    my excuse next time you ask me to do over time xoxoxo

  • Shane N.
    26/06/2019 06:34

    What drugs he on? Or rather what planet?

  • Kyle S.
    26/06/2019 07:06

    This is some bullshit. Collapse europes economy because China pollutes.

  • Andy M.
    26/06/2019 07:44

    A ploy to keep the Plebs very poor and the Elite very rich indeed..!!

  • Arnold H.
    26/06/2019 15:03

    What do people need to live on ,yes people we be more eco friendly cause if they dont use and re use everything and repair everything ,they wont have it cause no body other than the rich and super rich would be able to buy new things .

  • Levi M.
    26/06/2019 21:47

    imagine all the drinking we could get done

  • David G.
    27/06/2019 05:16

    It’s FEWER hours, not LESS hours... I do, however, agree with this argument

  • David G.
    27/06/2019 05:18

    Oh, and please say ORIENTATE, not ORIENT our lives.

  • Steve G.
    27/06/2019 07:01

    Less dough (a quantity) makes fewer loaves (a number). Comments relating dough to earnings will be considered too obvious to pass as wit, thank you. 😊

  • Steve N.
    27/06/2019 09:17

    If we all work a 9 hour week how are we meant to pay our bills, buy food, pay the mortgage, council taxes, vat, income tax. The amount of revenue into the government coffers would be miniscule. The country would be bankrupt. But at least the environment would be saved. 😠

  • Beni B.
    27/06/2019 16:23

    Fewer. Tut.

  • Paul C.
    27/06/2019 16:39

    Cool.... that explains why those protesters never seem to work, and still get paid... they are saving the planet!

  • David J.
    27/06/2019 18:36

    Its all about tinkering on the edge, making people think they are making a difference but its an illusion. In 1945 at the end of the second world war the population of the planet was around 2 billion, it's now around 8 billion, so a population increase of 6 billion in 73 years and still rising and these people all have a carbon footprint and they all want a good life style. With the continuing increasing population everything we are doing is in reality just tinkering on the edge. How much does the population have to increase before the world is in crisis ?

  • Scott B.
    27/06/2019 19:11

    Why not an 8hr day with a decent wage

  • Graham W.
    27/06/2019 19:28

    I think most government workers already work less than 9hrs a month🤔

  • Stephen B.
    27/06/2019 20:50

    Of course it means a wage cut, it has to so that spending less means less carbon

  • James C.
    27/06/2019 21:18

    And now we move back to the real world where if you don't work you don't eat .