The report acknowledges that Swiss citizens voted against plans to tax non-renewable energies earlier this year and uses this as an example of how much effort will be required to achieve ecological tax reforms (ENDS Daily 25 September). On transport, the report points to the introduction of freight traffic charges as a good first step towards implementing the polluter pays principle, but warns that the charges on their own will not solve the problem on unsustainable traffic levels (ENDS Daily 1 July 1999).
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