How green taxes can genuinely help the environment

So many Governments use people’s fears about climate change to justify tax raising measures the object of which is to raise money rather than change behaviour. The United Kingdom seems to be leading the way with new taxes invented in the name of the environment but taking that name in vain, so that people become eco-weary and eco-suspicious. It is a good way to change public opinion from being anxious to prevent climate change into thinking that climate change is simply an excuse for a Government to excuse itself from fiscal incompetence. Continue reading