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Sarkozy Proposes Carbon Tax on Personal Consumption

September 10th, 2009 | by Joe Walsh

Cap-and-trade calamity? Au contraire. While the US flounders on regulating carbon, France's Nicholas Sarkozy is pushing forward with new carbon tax legislation that will only add to France's edge in the emerging green economy

UK Tries to Block European Safeguard on GMOs

November 30th, 2008 | by Jerry James Stone

A secret document is showing that the UK government is trying to sabotage a safeguard protecting farmers who unknowingly grow genetically modified crops. If removed, European farmers could sow billions of GM seeds annually without even realizing it.

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