Carbon tax coming to the EU?

Steve Milloy Green Hell Blog 3/16/2011

The European Union’s taxation commissioner plans to propose a new two-part fuel tax, split into a carbon tax of 20 euros per ton of CO2 and a minimum energy tax on motor fuels and heating fuels. (Reuters, “Green fuels to get boost from EU tax revamp-draft”).

UK businesses facing a wave of green taxes

Thousands of British businesses will be liable for significant fines and charges under a new government “green tax” scheme.

James Kirkup, Harry Wallop, and Louise Gray Telegraph [UK] 10 Aug 2010

Over 35,00 tonnes of plastic bottles are recycled at the 'Closed Loop Recycling' plant annually, representing almost 20% of the plastic bottles […]