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A student climate strike. NurPhoto via Getty Images. Children skipping school to protest about climate change, millennials going vegan and a generation bought up on The Blue Planet : It is often assumed the young are more environmentally aware than their parents' generation. However, when it actually comes to reducing or reversing their carbon footprints, evidence shows older age groups are way ahead of millennials and generation-z. A survey by Censuswide for Aviva, the U.K. insurer, found not only that people aged over 55 were ahead in almost every environmental activity they monitored, but those aged between 16 to 24 were the worst offenders. This includes recycling through local bin col... Full story

18 February