Germany considers carbon tax to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

FILE PHOTO: The exhaust of a Porsche sports car is pictured in the street's traffic in Munich, December 21, 2007. REUTERS/Alexandra Beier

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany is considering introducing a new carbon emissions tax to help reduce production of greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday. The economy ministry confirmed the report to Reuters, saying a council of economic advisers had been asked to investigate a possible system for pricing carbon […]

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