Will there be an EU Carbon Tax?

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Eurosceptics won't be happy but Trewin Restorick reckons an EU carbon tax would make everyone's lives simpler

It is a thought that will get Euro-sceptics charging to their keyboards with disgust, but the EU taxation commissioner, Semeta Algirdas, has confirmed that the European Commission is preparing a proposal...

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