EU airline tax could help fight climate change, says German finance minister

Politico (EU) | Sep 13, 2019 at 7:02 AM
  • Governments should consider introducing an EU ticket tax on flights and encourage more train travel to help fight climate change, Germany’s finance minister said Friday.
  • Climate-change related taxes have proved controversial, especially in France, where a tax on fuel triggered violent anti-government “yellow vest” demonstrations.