The red diesel loophole is slowing the transition to cleaner alternatives


Our Researcher, Eamonn Ives, has written for CapX about the tax rebate on red diesel, and the implications it has for the UK's air quality. In his article, Eamonn argues that the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the Treasury should consider closing the tax loophole. 

Here's an excerpt:

This generous subsidy stifles cleaner technologies from becoming commercially competitive – the adoption of which will likely be necessary if the UK is to adhere to scientifically acknowledged safe air quality standards.

Read the full article here.