With environmental politics taking center stage in the UK, the opposition Conservative Party said this week that new taxes on both airlines and passengers should be considered as a means to reduce carbon emissions. Prime Minister Tony Blair yesterday introduced a "revolutionary" bill that would commit the UK to reducing emissions by at least 26% by 2020 and by 60% by 2050. The opposition Conservatives, who will play a role in crafting the final legislation, are focusing on air transport ...

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