Tourism industry fears a lower carbon future
facing enormous green taxes that we can do nothing about
trial, the Philippines government has urged industry to prepare for green taxes,
Joseph Stiglitz has said that carbon taxing is a government’s first priority and
much more. See
emissions on 1990 figures
â€¢Even if they haven’t completely committed it is absolutely bound to happen because
the risks are too great if we don’t.
â€¢Whatever the nerds think (have you noticed the schemes we’ve reported -) we
ain’t going to get there with technology alone, except, maybe with virtual tourism.
â€¢So we are going to have to reduce the amounts of carbon (carbon, by the way
is a coverall term for carbon and other greenhouse gases) we emit
Whether it’s equitable is up for debate, but the fact is that an agreement is bound to happen unless our current politicians
simply avoid their responsibilities.
fulfilled. As always, the solution will be a combination of stick and carrot.
will place a market value on carbon and the clever will make money out of the
carbon market, the less clever will not.
the same – heavy taxes on heavy emitters.
methods of transportation – that’s called ‘Mitigation’. And different destinations,
changed seasons, alternative markets, different forms of holiday activities –
that’s called ‘Adaptation’.
but also tourism is seen as being an ultimately unnecessary luxury.
PR job and the opportunity to pass on green taxes without the extra cost upsetting
the market completely.