France to slap new 'ecotax' on plane tickets from 2020

Business Jul 10, 2019

France to slap new 'ecotax' on plane tickets from 2020

France will introduce a new charge on plane tickets from next year, with revenue used to fund environment-friendly alternatives, the country's transport minister said Tuesday. The "ecotax" costing between €1.50 ($1.7) and €18 ($20) will apply to most flights departing in France, Elisabeth Borne said. The ...

World / Science & Health Jun 28, 2019

France sets 2050 carbon-neutral target with new law

French lawmakers on Thursday voted into law the first article in a climate and energy package that sets goals for France to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and go carbon-neutral by 2050 in line with the 2015 Paris climate agreement. French Ecology Minister Francois de ...