Spanish fuel price crisis buries proposals for ‘urgent’ environmental tax reforms

Surging fuel prices, which have provoked an indefinite strike by Spanish truck-drivers this week creating fears of an imminent breakdown in industrial production and food distribution, have pushed long-delayed environmental tax reforms off the agenda.

by Richard Weyndling
A petrol station in Pamplona, Spain, on 15 March 2022
A petrol station in Pamplona, Spain, on 15 March 2022 (Photo by ANDER GILLENEA/AFP via Getty Images)

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