German parliamentary committee agrees on CO2 price of 25 eur/tonne – state PM

BERLIN, Dec 18 (Reuters) – A German parliamentary committee has agreed on a carbon dioxide emissions price of 25 euros per tonne from 2021 to fight climate change, the prime minister of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state, Manuela Schwesig, said on Wednesday.

The plan still has to be approved by both chambers of parliament. (Reporting by Holger Hansen; writing by Thomas Seythal; editing by Kathrin Jones and Michael Nienaber)

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