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Carbon Tax for Germany, but US wants Carbon Capture front and center

Carbon Tax – some people hate the idea, others just dislike it intensely. And yet Germany is once again considering its introduction according to reports in Der Spiegel. The idea has been around since the mid-1990s and has been tried across Europe, Japan, South Korea, Canada, China and many other countries, usually with disastrous consequences. With the exception of Norway, which has always claimed that its advanced position on renewables is partly down to its early imposition of a carbon tax, it has been an unmitigated disaster and there are reasons for this. In some cases, such as Canada, it never got more than being in a party manifesto, and that party lost in a landslide. In others such as…

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