News Digest Item
16 Oct 2017

70 percent of Germans would welcome carbon pricing

Stiebel Eltron

Over two thirds of Germans say CO2 emissions should be assigned a price to finance the transition to carbon-neutral technologies, a survey commissioned by heating manufacturer Stiebel Eltron has found. 70 percent of respondents said they favoured such carbon pricing and nearly half said they wanted to replace current surcharges and levies on the power price with the CO2 price. According to the company, 64 percent of respondents said power costs prevented them from changing their heating to an electricity-based system.

Read a press release in German here.

For more information, see the CLEW article German carbon tax most efficient way to meet climate goals - study.

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