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France Drops Plans For A Carbon Tax

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Posted on March 24 2010 5:55 pm
I'm an Objectivist, a disciple of Ayn Rand since I was 15. Graduate of NBI (Nathaniel Branden Institute) 1964 I was a philosophy major @ NYU & dropped out to join the Marine Corps Served as a Combat Photographer in late 60's I've been writing for over 20 years.
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It would be nice if this decision had been made based on the fact that the science behind global warming, which Cap & Trade is allegedly supposed to correct, is pure bunk. Instead, the decision has been made based on fears over what Cap & Trade would do to the French economy.

From the Associated Press: “PARIS —

France is backing down from a plan to tax carbon-dioxide emissions that had been a central plank of President Nicolas Sarkozy’s push for a more prominent role in the global fight against climate change.”

The irony is this comes after Socialist election victories this weekend.

Read the entire article here.

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