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Zero Waste Scotland - Don't know the result and or cost of proposal

In answer to my query I have a reply:

Iain has passed on your query about the Carbon Metric to me. Firstly, thank you for the positive feedback - it's nice to see the Carbon Metric is having an impact.

On your first point, it is difficult to say how much impact the Carbon Metric will have at this stage. As a world first, we are in unknown territory to some extent. Carbon savings will come through a stronger focus on those waste streams which have a high environmental benefit of recycling as opposed to landfill. If Scotland meets the targets it has set itself in the Zero Waste Plan, by 2025 70% of all the carbon in waste streams will be recycled. The Scottish Government has estimated that the whole Zero Waste Plan will save Scotland about 500,000 tCO2eq by 2020. Relating this to degrees of warming prevented is an inexact science and requires complex climate models so I wouldn't want to hazard a guess on the exact answer to your question.

On your second point, it is up to each Local Authority to decide how they can best meet their carbon recycling targets and this might include more segregated collection systems. You will have to contact your Local Authority if you want more details on how they plan to weigh up the relative costs and benefits of each possible waste management option open to them.

Please feel free to get in touch if you have any further questions on this issue.

Kind regards,
Kimberley

Kimberley Pratt
Environmental Analyst
Zero Waste Scotland

I think that can be fairly summarised as don't know the result and don't know the cost.

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and you and I are funding said Pratt's wages!

The name was never more suited to the job.

Kimberley Pratt.

Tell us you made that name up, please.

Otherwise we are even more doomed than I thought.

And there is of course, no scope whatever for public spending cuts, without affecting vital front-line services, is there.

Feh.

Great piece. If it wasn't for the fact that this fraudulent and massive left wing political experiment (they know what they are doing - its called global wealth distribution in UN Agenda 21) with other people's lives will end up with us living in mud huts and starving to death because there will be no industry or jobs here, it would be funny.

Its fucking treason what these bastards are doing to the UK.

As I like to highlight: Out here in the real world, if someone proposed to purchase nothing more than a modest amount of stationary without a decent cost benefit analysis, they'd probably be fired.

Yet once again we see that in government it's perfectly acceptable to spend billions of pounds of public money based on little more than a guess, some fervent hopes and a couple of old wives tales.

Per solam fidem. Justification by faith alone. Nice piece on Luther here http://www.the-highway.com/articleJan98.html

We can only hope that these nincompoops come to their senses before the damage they are doing becomes irreparable.

http://joannenova.com.au/2011/03/david-evans-carbon-modeler-says-its-a-scam/

David Evans, Carbon Accounting Modeler, Says It’s a Scam

Dr David Evans’ address to the Anti-Carbon-Tax rally, Perth Australia, 23 March 2011.

Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen.

The debate about global warming has reached ridiculous proportions and is full of micro thin half-truths and misunderstandings. I am a scientist who was on the carbon gravy train, understands the evidence, was once an alarmist, but am now a skeptic. Watching this issue unfold has been amusing but, lately, worrying. This issue is tearing society apart, making fools and liars out of our politicians.

Brian,

That's fine when all one is doing is forgoing certain earthly pleasures in order to sneak the old immortal soul through the Pearly Gates, but when it comes to blowing my hard earned dosh in spades I become a little more demanding in my requests for proof.

Treason just about sums it up. This is fraud on a scale that is off the scale. You will note, as I have posted today, that "Carbon" has now replaced "Carbon Dioxide" as the 'Greenhouse' enemy we have to control. This is utterly fraudulent, as any Organic Chemist will tell you - or any biologist for that matter - all Earthly life is Carbon based. So presumably the lovely Ms Pratt intends to wipe out the Human Race?

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