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Yes, air pollution is a problem. But it’s politicians who have made it a crisis

Paul Biggs, Alliance of British Drivers
18 January 2019
Paul Biggs
Paul Biggs

 

“The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.”  H L Mencken

Imaginary might be a little harsh, but exaggerated certainly isn’t. The latest hobgoblin is the air quality ‘crisis’, which is being used to justify more taxes on some drivers in the guise of clean air zones (CAZ). If the much-delayed carbon dioxide hobgoblin...

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