HYPOCRISY DEFINED: “People who say they are concerned about climate change use more electricity than those who say the issue is 'too far away to worry about', government-commissioned study finds”.
While it's true that
That is in part due to age, as people over 65 are more frugal with electricity but much less concerned about global warming.
However, even when pensioners are discounted, there is only a “weak trend” to show that people who profess to care about climate change do much to cut their energy use.
this is no excuse. If 65-year-olds prove that you can be frugal with your electricity, why do people who precisely advocate for a more frugal lifestyle aren't? It's as if they didn't really believe what they're saying.