Firms fear climate cleanup costs

August 14th, 2013

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The nation’s businesses are warning the climate minister, Martin Lidegaard (Radikale), against letting climate initiatives undermine the economy. Lidegaard will unveil a 78-point plan today that instructs businesses on how they can limit their greenhouse gas emissions. Among the proposals are increased petrol and diesel taxes, and higher electricity rates for some types of businesses. Lidegaard has warned that not all the measures would benefit the economy. Representatives from business lobby Dansk Erhverv expressed concern that the measures would stifle the nascent recovery. – Erhverv & Økonomi


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