BA urges trade to examine impact of publishing to curb climate change

BA urges trade to examine impact of publishing to curb climate change

Publishing has made strides in becoming more sustainable, but firms need to collaborate for a more radical overhaul, both the Booksellers Association and Extinction Rebellion have separately claimed this week.

Alongside talking up the BA’s own green manifesto and praising the trade’s initiatives, BA president Nic Bottomley made a call to action during his speech at the association’s conference in Birmingham. He told the audience it was time for “big collaborative conversations”, adding: “We may be great at recycling our waste material, but let’s have a think about how many books we’re dest...

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