Why are Christmas Trees a thing?

How did the tradition begin? And what's got the best carbon footprint, a real tree, or a plastic one?
23 December 2019
Presented by Adam Murphy
Production by Adam Murphy.


A bauble on a Christmas tree


How did the popular concept of Christmas trees get started? Extolling the virtues of a real tree, including a superior short-term carbon footprint and a nicer smell, Adam Murphy explains how the tree tradition began...


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