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8/12/19
 
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from TPPF,
8/12/19:

What to Know: Germany wants to raise taxes on meat—including its beloved sausages—in an effort to fight climate change.

The TPPF Take: This won’t go over well.

Germany has a history of bad, expensive—and worse, ineffective—policies for fighting climate change,” says TPPF’s Jason Isaac. “Renewable power mandates have caused electricity prices to rise over 50%—and coal plants are subsidized to provide power when the wind isn’t blowing and the sun isn’t shining. Free market solutions, such as innovation, is what Germany should be focusing on.”

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