The chief executive of airport operator BAA has warned that a green tax on
flying will damage the economy and will not have the desired effect on the
Speaking at the Conservative Party conference yesterday Stephen Nelson
claimed a carbon emissions trading scheme was the best option for mitigating the
environmentally damaging effects of flying.
‘A tax to price people out of flying would not deliver the required
environmental result. It would also damage people’s quality of life,’ Nelson
According to Nelson, an emissions trading scheme would be both effective and
Support is growing for a further tax on flying with airplanes accounting for
2% of global carbon emissions, which is expected to rise to 15% by 2050,
The Guardian reported.
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