17 Dec 2018, 13:19
Sören Amelang

Green Party calls for CO2 price and reimbursements to spare low-income households

dpa / Focus Online

Germany’s Climate Action Law planned for 2019 must include a price for CO2, according to Green party head Annalena Baerbock. The revenue should be partly reimbursed as a per capita energy allowance, she told German newswire dpa in an article carried by Focus Online. “This would mainly benefit low-income households with lower CO2 emissions and families,” Baerbock said.

Read the article in German here.

For background, read the article Fear of public backlash and complexity hold back German CO2 price.

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