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Beyond the Hype: Making Christmas Green

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Beyond the Hype: Making Christmas Green

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Beyond the Hype: Making Christmas Green

Beyond the Hype: Making Christmas Green

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Commentator Lionel Beehner says that the green movement this holiday season focused on superficial remedies such as using LED lights, instead of more substantial changes such as riding a bike to work or turning down the thermostat.

Is a season that's already full of hassles really the time to reduce one's carbon footprint? Maybe Beehner says — as long as the effort doesn't dim one's holiday spirits.