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Friday, November 17, 2006

Carbon Emissions Again

Original posting, July 2006 By switching off street lights from midnight until dawn, Essex County Council will reduce energy consumption by up to one third, so reducing carbon emissions. So goes the spin. Actually sounds plausible. I doubt that the reduced energy consumption will lead to reduced Council Tax payers' bills, though possibly it could happen. But bear in mind that this God called 'carbon emission' is a catch all phrase to exploit the situation and so 'spin' money. Under-Reporting Carbon Emissions