Taxation: big, big issue. One where political and moral frontlines are laid out for battle, and tax- breaks, well that’s even bigger; an issue that’s often seen as a bastion of those looking to uphold the current elites and status quo.
When it comes to making big changes to how we do the everyday things, this can take time. This is typified by electric cars, which have been making a steady rather than speedy incursion onto our roads en-masse.
London mayor Boris Johnson recently announced that London could have the world's first Ultra Low Emission Zone. By 2020, only zero and low-emission vehicles will be allowed in the central London zone, an ambitious target for some.
When we take on a technology field trial, we start from a position of neutrality. We certainly want low-carbon technologies to be performing brilliantly, but if they’re not, steps need to be taken based on an honest assessment to make sure they do.