Media Coverage of ‘Driving down emissions: How to clean up road transport?’

Jun 26, 2017

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.

City AM
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’

The Sun
Meeting vehicle pollution targets would leave a £23billion tax black hole, report warns

The Times
Green vehicle emissions ‘far higher than reported’

Financial Times
Fuel duty taxes face £170bn hit from electric cars

Telegraph
UK must face up to falling road emissions to avoid £23bn tax gap

Business Green
Electric vehicles spell sharp drop in fuel duty revenues – could toll roads plug the tax gap?

Richard Howard’s Blog on Business Green

Fleet News
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

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