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Letters to the editor: Issue 472 5 Jul 2007

Transport Bill fails to grasp the climate and peak oil agendas

James Skinner

It is hard to imagine a better example of "re-arranging the deck-chairs on the Titanic" than the draft Local Transport Bill ('Passenger Transport Authorities the big winners in Alexander's transport reforms' LTT 24 May, Garrett Emmerson LTT 21 Jun). Confronted with the major challenges of our time in the form of global warming, imminent peak oil, looming fuel crises, lethal quantities of toxic emissions and the urgent need for innovation to achieve the energy efficiency essential to...

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