Climate Change Needs Culture Change

The better way to do it is to put up green taxes but to relieve taxes elsewhere.

Published: 12-Jan-2007

There needs to be a “cultural change” in public attitudes when it comes to climate change, David Cameron has said.

The government needs to take a lead on climate change but not use green taxes as an excuse to "raid people's pockets", he said.

The Tory leader told Sky News it had been a mistake to raise air passenger duty, but not reduce taxes elsewhere.


Greenland ice cap breaking up at twice the rate it was five years ago, says scientist Bush tried to gag. Photo Credit: E Wesker.

CO2 emissions information is already required on all new cars in Europe; a 2005 California law mandates similar information be provided on all cars starting in the 2009 model year.

Two views of southern Florida's topography in a shaded relief map. On the left is a standard view, with the green colors indicating low elevations, rising through yellow and tan, to white at the highest elevations. On the right, elevations below 16 feet above sea level have been colored dark blue, and lighter blue indicates elevations below 33 feet.


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