Stern , the author of the groundbreaking report on climate change,
has made a plea to governments to introduce higher taxes to fight environmental
Speaking at a packed briefing in at the
Forum in Davos, Stern said that taxes such as the UK’s levy on
petrol should be combined with other tax schemes to fight climate change.
‘We have very high taxation on petrol… that should be interpreted in part as
a carbon tax,’ Stern was quoted as saying in
Stern’s report, released in October 2006, painted a doomsday scenario of
climate change, where the climate would heat up incredibly in less than a
generation if action was not taken.
He emphasised that carbon taxes should be seen as a tax for good.
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