July 17, 2024



Swiss reject tax hike to cut carbon emissions and synthetic pesticide ban


By Euronews with AFP

Swiss voters on Sunday rejected proposals to further reduce CO2 emissions by 2030 and to ban synthetic pesticides. The proposed “carbon dioxide law” included an increase in taxes on fuels and the introduction of a tax on airline tickets from Switzerland.

It was defeated in a referendum by 51.59% of the electorate.

Read more…https://www.euronews.com/2021/06/14/swiss-reject-tax-hike-to-cut-carbon-emissions-and-synthetic-pesticide-ban