France prepares fresh carbon tax plans

Jan 20 06:09 AM US/Eastern

France renewed efforts on Wednesday to become the first big economy to tax harmful carbon emissions, with the government due to thrash out new plans for the measure to curb climate change.

Ministers were due to draw up amendments to a law that was rejected last month by the country’s high court, days before it was to kick in –an embarrassing setback for President Nicolas Sarkozy

Read more: Brietbart

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