In a major new report — by Policy Exchange’s Head of Energy and Environment, Richard Howard, alongside Matt Rooney, Zoe Begherbi, and David Charlesworth — the case is set out that the Government must take more action now to tackle the twin problems of greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution from road transport. There has been a lot of media coverage of the report, see below for a selection.
Cutting road transport emissions could cost billions more in lost taxes than the government thinks
The Irish News
Road greenhouse gases and air pollution action could ‘create a huge hole in tax receipts’
Meeting vehicle pollution targets would leave a £23billion tax black hole, report warns
Green vehicle emissions ‘far higher than reported’
Fuel duty taxes face £170bn hit from electric cars
UK must face up to falling road emissions to avoid £23bn tax gap
Electric vehicles spell sharp drop in fuel duty revenues – could toll roads plug the tax gap?
Richard Howard’s Blog on Business Green
Cutting road transport emissions could cost billions of pounds in lost taxes
Air Quality News
‘Join-up’ air quality and transport carbon policy, think tank urges