China to introduce carbon tax — or a carbon hoax?

No doubt this is just propaganda meant for consumption by US policy makers. Alarmists can now say, “See… even China has a carbon tax.” Meanwhile, China does business as usual.

“China will proactively introduce a set of new taxation policies designed to preserve the environment, including a tax on carbon dioxide emissions, according to a senior official with the Ministry of Finance (MOF). The government will collect the environmental protection tax instead of pollutant discharge fees, as well as levy a tax on carbon dioxide emissions, Jia Chen, head of the ministry’s tax policy division, wrote in an article published on the MOF’s website.”

Read more at China Daily.

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