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Should We Tax Meat to Reduce Consumption?

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Inhabitat Journalist Debbie Sklar, explores why Germany is considering more taxes on meat. The nation currently has a 7 percent tax on meat and is considering a 19 percent tax. The tax is intended to also improve animal welfare and combat climate change.

The consequences of a tax on meat in America for example may certainly be greater than in Germany. One must ask: Is Germany simply moving on a path that ultimately more of us will have to follow? You can read the full story here: https://inhabitat.com/germany-proposes-a-meat-tax-increase-to-improve-animal-welfare-and-curb-climate-change/

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