Editorial Excerpt | A deeper shade of green

It is nothing less than a tragedy for businesses and consumers that parliament is nearly unanimous in its support for the current energy policy.

The centre-left, which otherwise claims to speak for businesses, is competing with the government to turn the deepest shade of green.

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Martin Lidegaard, the climate minister, has already admitted that energy taxes have less to do with energy than they do with generating revenue to fund the world’s largest public sector.

The less energy Danes use the higher their energy tax rates are likely to rise. 

Jyllands-Posten   

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