Thursday, September 03, 2009

France to impose carbon tax in 2010...

The French government plans to tax households and companies 14 euros (20 dollars) for every ton of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere, Prime Minister Francois Fillon said in an interview to be published Saturday by Le Figaro magazine.

The amount is substantially less than the 32 euros per ton recommended by a bipartisan commission headed by former prime minister Michel Rocard. More...

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