A survey of more than 2,000 adults in the UK has found that six in ten would support taxes that make environmentally damaging behaviours, such as frequent flying, more expensive. Conducted by BritainThinks on behalf of think-tank Green Alliance, the survey asked for opinions on the Government’s approach to climate action, the current state of the UK tax system and behaviour change in the name of sustainability. It revealed that eight in ten people believe that the Government should hold the main responsibility for tackling environmental issues, while six in ten think it is important to back changes in policy with lifestyle changes. To these points, the survey went on to ask whether tax changes that would make high-carbon behaviours more expensive and low-carbon alternatives cheaper would be supported. Six in ten respondents said they supported such moves.
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