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At Barney's, Green Is the New Black

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At Barney's, Green Is the New Black

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At Barney's, Green Is the New Black

At Barney's, Green Is the New Black

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Barney's, the trendiest of New York department stores, has heartily embraced environmental branding. It's a symbol of how chic environmentalism has become. But when causes become trends, who wins? The green bandwagon itself may be responsible for some temperature-raising emissions.

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