Millions followed official advice and bought diesel cars. They must not be punished for the errors of others.
Posts Tagged: Environment
A tax on fire engines, police cars and ambulances is not what Londoners want or need.
Suffolk residents deserve better value for money.
Government encouraged drivers to switch to it. Now some want to penalise them for doing so.
New polling finds that they are proud of Britain’s action on climate change, and want the main EU environment regulations retained after Brexit.
Her speech yesterday sought to turn a weakness into a strength- by projecting Britain as a globally-engaged, progressive, aid-friendly country.
Parents waiting in cars with their engines idling at the end of the school day raise the pollution level significantly.
The EU’s approach suffers from significant shortcomings.
The Government seeks to make this the first generation to leave the environment in a better state than we found it.
A targeted approach would be more effective and less expensive.
James Frayne: First, they encourage us to switch to diesel. And now they want to charge us for it. What planet are these politicians on?
You can’t encourage people to take what are described as virtuous acts, only to punish them later financially.
With the right industrial strategy we can not only reduce pollution but put Britain at the forefront of clean technology.
The effects of Britain’s EU experience and of the Trump admistration’s stance are two big unknowns.
Eve Norridge: We should confidently seek freer but fairer trade with China in this New Year of the Rooster
Negotiating new trade deals with it and similar countries provides a fresh context in which to push for better international standards
See his support for protectionism, big government, big debts – and more.