7-04-09 While Swedish Greenhouse gas reduced, Growth up 48%

Olivier Truc, Le Monde: “In 1991, the Swedes established a carbon tax that bears on energy consumption. To the skeptics who assert that this tax kills growth, they answer with their record: since the introduction of the tax, Swedish greenhouse gas waste has been reduced by 9 percent, while, during the same period, economic growth was 48 percent.”

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