- Infowars - http://www.infowars.com -
France Abandons Plan for Carbon Tax
Posted By admin On March 24, 2010 @ 8:58 am In Old Infowars Posts Style,World News | Comments Disabled
The New York Times
March 24, 2010
After months of political rancor and legal obstacles, the French government on Tuesday shelved its plan to introduce a tax on carbon emissions that had been a cornerstone of President Nicolas Sarkozy’s enviromental policy.
Ministers and members of the governing UMP party said the tax would put French companies at a disadvantage to their European neighbors, most of whom do not pay anything similar.
But analysts said the drubbing handed to the center-right government on Sunday in regional elections brought the U-turn from Mr. Sarkozy.
Article printed from Infowars: http://www.infowars.com
URL to article: http://www.infowars.com/france-abandons-plan-for-carbon-tax/
Copyright © 2015 Infowars. All rights reserved.