Introduce a carbon tariff on imports as soon as possible, MPs urge Government
MPs are calling on the UK Government to ensure that British manufacturers of low-carbon goods are not being undercut by low-cost, high-carbon imports.
Combined sugar and carbon tax could reduce UK emissions by 19 million tonnes
By combining a sugar tax on soft drinks with a food-based carbon tax, the UK could raise £3.6bn in revenue; reduce carbon emissions by 19 million tonnes annually and increase life expectancy, researchers from Oxford University have claimed.
Autumn statement – missed opportunity for confirming strategy on environmental taxes
Business craves long-term certainty in order to invest, but in perpetuating uncertainty with green taxes and levies, the Government risks failing to achieve its environmental policy objectives and putting up the costs of investment - the worst possible outcome.
Maintenance prevents business from spinning out of control
Fans are vital in ensuring wastewater treatment plants comply with odour regulations. Regular servicing limits down time, extends life expectancy and a fully trained engineer can even advise on energy efficiency measures, writes Richard Wilson.
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