CO2 Self-Governance?

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By Stuart Payne

The Department for Transport (DFT) last week reaffirmed the government approach to reducing carbon footprint in road haulage; self-governance.  The rationale in a concise report (by DFT standards at least) is essentially that the Freight Transport Association’s Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS) illustrates effective self-governance in the absence of any real evidence of lack of […]

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CO2 Conspiracy

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In a move destined to arouse the suspicions of the conspiracy theorists amongst us the Met Office released some statistics on Christmas Eve, of all days, around global temperature increases.  It seems now that any news published on a day perceived to be convenient is ‘burying bad news’ and suspecting a rat, the bastion of […]

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50mph CONSULTATION

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By Stuart Payne

The Courier A9 article As the DFT consultation on the speed limit increase continues, the debate and pressure on the UK government from Scotland in particular has been consistently covered in local and national media. The article linked above discusses the situation on the A9 from Perth to Inverness, which has a particularly high accident […]

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