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Should the EU introduce a carbon tax?
The EU's current climate change policies are sufficiently reducing the EU's carbon emissions.
The EU adopted the
EU Adaptation Strategy
. This policy involves anticipating the adverse effects of climate change and taking appropriate action to prevent or minimise the damage they can cause.
The EU finances low-carbon energy demonstration projects from the sale of emission certificates. Special support is included in the Commission's
for a 2030 climate and energy policy framework for
Carbon Capture and Storage
Many EU member states already have carbon taxes.
A carbon tax sends a clear market signal to reduce carbon emissions which has not occurred with the EU's Emissions Trading Scheme.
The European Union currently does not have a tax on aviation fuel, even though aviation
causes 5% of global warming