Buy, borrow or lease: Can we rethink how and when we access household products to tackle climate change?

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phys.org—The public is supportive of emissions reduction strategies that are likely to bring significant changes to the way we own and use everyday items such as clothing, cars, appliances and furniture, finds a new study led by Cardiff University.

If we want to tackle climate change we should regulate households as well as businesses. The costs of action has fallen as the cost of renewable energy generation, particular solar power, have come down. Even applying somewhat higher discount rates does not undermine the case for action today