Consultation: UK Department for Transport publishes call for evidence on Carbon Offsetting in Transport
The Department for Transport has published a call for evidence on Carbon Offsetting in Transport.
The focus of the call for evidence is on ticketed transport – ie., buses, coaches, trains, planes and ships – although they are also interested in schemes for private vehicles as well. The three main issues being looked at are:
While the call for evidence discusses the issue in the context of voluntary offsetting programmes, there is the prospect that this could be a precursor to a mandatory scheme. Responses close on 26 September 2019 and can be provided via an online form or by emailing written responses to email@example.com
Whilst the WTA will not in this instance be responding formally, if a WTA member wishes the WTA to provide a supporting statement to a response then please let us know prior to the 16th September 2019.