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Air passengers face massive new green taxes to put people off flying

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Fay Schlesinger
UK Daily Mail
Wednesday, Sept 9th, 2009

Dramatic new flight taxes should be brought in to put people off flying, a Government advisory committee has warned.

Tens of billions of pounds in taxes will be needed to compensate third world countries for damage to the environment, the Committee on Climate Change said.

It is also expected to challenge the Government’s decision to approve a third runway at

Heathrow, saying it is inconsistent with Britain’s commitment to reduce emissions by 80 per cent before 2050.

In a report leaked to The Times, the committee argued that ticket prices should rise steadily over time as airlines are made to pay for all their emissions.

A global cap on aviation emissions would help to generate money to help developing countries to adapt to climate change using methods such as flood defences to cope with rising sea levels, the report said.

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