French president Nicolas Sarkozy outlined a wide-ranging plan to reduce the country's environmental impact on Thursday. Mr Sarkozy was closing two days of negotiations between government officials, industry and NGOs on France's future environmental policy.
France will consider a carbon tax on fuels to further shift the tax burden from labour to environmental pressures, the French president said. Participants in the negotiations remained divided over this issue, according to the national press.
Please enter your details
Not a subscriber?
Take a free trial now to discover the critical insights and updates our coverage offers subscribers.