A year ago we expressed concern over a growing tendency on the part of certain environmental organizations to "move the goal posts" as soon as the airline industry came close to scoring a green goal. Unfortunately, that habit was fully displayed in the UK last month. On Feb. 5, Adair Turner, Prime Minister Gordon Brown's "environment czar," proposed that one way to reduce carbon dioxide output from aviation is simply to set a limit on how many leisure air trips outside the country UK ...

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