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As a first order approximation, the amount of money a person spends is a good reflection of how sustainably they live. It’s not an exact correlation — environmentally negligent junk food costs a lot less than locally-grown produce — but the ratio tracks well for most human carvings and their planetary impacts.

I’ve never been much of a shopper, so spending little money isn’t difficult; and ever since my time in Haiti…

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