We are hypocrites on climate change

Dear Sir, — When Amazon decided that it would operate in a fashion that would infiltrate the shopping habits of many people, it knew that in the future local council administrators would moan and be deeply concerned about the situation, especially the closure of a variety of high street shops.
But the real concern for everybody should be that the Government and local authorities were aware of the likely impact of massive organisations such as Amazon, but were quite prepared to let them set up their sales and distribution centres and gradually grind local businesses into the dust. 

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