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Global Warming: War Is Good For The Environment

by | 28th, October 2007

REPORTS the Guardian: “Call to use leftovers and cut food waste. Return to wartime values and reduce emissions, say campaigners.”

Why not just return to war? If the people won’t listen, let the knowing declare war upon their sorry heads. If they listen, hurrah! If they don’t, then so be it; less people means less CO2 emissions. It is win-win.

Research by the government’s waste reduction agency, Wrap, found that “one third of all food bought in Britain is thrown away of which half is edible”.

How Wrap knows this is unsaid, but for some time a team of Government-sponsored “bin divers” have been touring shopping precincts picking out “edibles”, sniffing them and eating them. Many keep bits of food in their facial hair.

The figures are in and Wrap has deduced that “discarded food is a bigger

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