French President Macron intends to push for a kerosene tax. These should be Europe-wide, if possible even in the world to come. Federal politicians discuss this type of tax.
After the presentation of the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, companies that cause high damage to the environment will be more fiscally burdened. In French regional Newspapers Macron called for a Europe-wide tax on Kerosene. "I would like to, that we are making progress in a joint taxation of kerosene in Europe, and that we have a real international negotiations on the issue," said Macron. He wants to use, but also for an international solution.Federal politicians for tax
In a debate before the European elections were also the party chief of the SPD and the Green party, Andrea Nahles, and Anna Lena Baerbock, for a taxation of aviation fuel. CDU-Chef Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, called it a potential Element in a total package to Achieve the climate protection goals by 2030, the will drawn up in your party currently. FDP-Chef Christian Lindner rejected a tax on Kerosene about it.
Particularly of the air traffic is considered to be harmful to the climate.as early as 2007 in an interview
A kerosene tax was already in 2007 in the framework of the then-G8 talks of the leading industrial countries and Russia have been discussed. The debate was then landed again versa, some countries had imposed a ticket tax. For the future it is also conceivable that the air traffic will be included in the CO2 emission trading system. Flights are considered to be particularly harmful to the climate.