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Put ‘polluter pays’ principle at the heart of environmental regulation, says Aldersgate

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Diesel cars produce lower CO2 emissions than petrol cars, but also release higher levels of nitrous oxides and particulate matter into the atmosphere, according to Aldersgate’s report (Photo: Felipe Trueba/EPA-EFE)

A report from UK non-profit Aldersgate sets out four principles for good environmental regulation

Environmental regulation should place an emphasis on polluters paying for the damage they cause to the planet, says a report by UK non-profit Aldersgate Group, which lays out four principles it believes ...

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