British guilt over air travel

| 28/01/2009

(Guardian): Voters are ready to accept a steep rise in air fares to reduce the environmental damage caused by flying, the annual British social attitudes survey reveals today. The survey found a big change in levels of public concern about the environment since its researchers began monitoring it in 2004. Each year, they have asked a representative sample of more than 4,000 people whether they agree or disagree that "the price of a plane ticket should reflect the environmental damage that flying causes, even if it makes air travel much more expensive". Go to article

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