TITLE

Government Green Racket

AUTHOR(S)
Flint, Perry
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Air Transport World;Oct2010, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the high levels of anxiety about global warming which can alarm the public into accepting the government's taxation schemes particularly in the airline industry in Europe. He believes that the ecological air travel levy, launched in Germany by the government, is a scheme to generate funds. He finds it ironic that some governments convert issues on global warming into a racket, while the airline industry is serious in its effort to reduce greenhouse gases.
ACCESSION #
54425423

 

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