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Date of Publication: October 16
Year of Publication: 2023
Publication City: London, uk
Publisher: The Guardian
Author(s): Peter Walker
Exclusive: UK climate campaign group Possible calls for ‘polluter pays’ tax based on vehicle size
The increasing popularity of ultra-heavy SUVs in England means a conventional-engined car bought in 2013 will, on average, have lower carbon emissions than one bought new today, new research has found.
The study by the climate campaign group Possible said there was a strong correlation between income and owning a large SUV, which meant there was a sound argument for “polluter pays” taxes for vehicle emissions based on size.
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