TITLE

Climate change bill in the offing

PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;10/27/2006, Issue 2740, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the proposed climate change legislation from the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in Great Britain. The legislation to create an independent body to advise the government regarding effectiveness of environment policies, is said to have a profound impact on the travel industry. In addition, if the proposal is adopted by the government, its will be put forward in the Queen's speech on November 15, 2006.
ACCESSION #
23020586

 

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