Consider the logistics of shopping online | Letter

Few people have any sense of the complexity, transport-intensity, environmental impact and social costs of modern supply chains, says Prof Alan McKinnonSamanth Subramanian argues that “the great trick of online retail has been to get us to do more shop…

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Consider the logistics of shopping online | Letter

Few people have any sense of the complexity, transport-intensity, environmental impact and social costs of modern supply chains, says Prof Alan McKinnonSamanth Subramanian argues that “the great trick of online retail has been to get us to do more shop…

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Helping electric car drivers’ eyes light up | Letter

Electric vehicle sales are growing rapidly and the provision of chargers needs to keep pace, says David BricknellI have been driving an electric car for almost five years and nearly 60,000 miles. I understand the due process essential to the spending o…

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Helping electric car drivers’ eyes light up | Letter

Electric vehicle sales are growing rapidly and the provision of chargers needs to keep pace, says David BricknellI have been driving an electric car for almost five years and nearly 60,000 miles. I understand the due process essential to the spending o…

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Electric cars: the good, the bad and the costly | Letters

Green number plates to encourage the take-up of electric cars are welcomed by Stephen Smith, but Rachel White doubts whether electric vehicles are the answer. Plus letters from Dr Howard Mason and Fiona HowarthIn response to the latest research from Ki…

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Ignoring the lessons of the financial crash | Letters

Mistakes that led to the 2008 financial crisis are about to be repeated, fears Milan Bollecker, while David Reed is worried by the economic impact of soaring property pricesHistory never repeats itself but, according to the IMF, it might this time (Red…

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