France’s Macron floats linking domestic CO2 tax to oil prices to allay unrest

Published 23:13 on February 27, 2019  /  Last updated at 22:30 on September 23, 2019  /  Carbon Taxes, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

France could move to a floating carbon tax linked to oil prices in an attempt to calm unrest and allay consumer concerns, modifying the government's current and highly-divisive approach of fixing a schedule of steep annual rises, President Emmanuel Macron said this week.

France could move to a floating carbon tax linked to oil prices in an attempt to calm unrest and allay consumer concerns, modifying the government’s current and highly-divisive approach of fixing a schedule of steep annual rises, President Emmanuel Macron said this week.

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