Why don’t you just scrap print edition?

Dear Sir, — If the editor of this newspaper and apparently a number of letter writers are so concerned about climate change why do they support the printing of a weekly paper edition of the Chronicle when it could be put entirely online and read by subscription? — Yours faithfully,

A Practical Environmentalist, 

● It’s not very practical at all. Digital delivery of news has so far failed to deliver a reliable business model for any newspaper. Mr Wood’s reductio ad absurdum argument also does not answer why he is writing the letter from a house, using a computer, when he could be more environmentally practical by living in a field and using semaphore. — Editor.

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