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EU to exempt private jets from climate change tax?

In its battle to stop man-made global warming, the European Union is planning a significant increase in aviation gas taxes that will undoubtedly increase prices for the average person flying on passenger jets.

There are a couple of exemptions, of course. Cargo planes will be exempt, because of the impact it will have on prices. But passenger planes carrying cargo will still have to pay.

But the proposed exemption that has caught everyone’s attention is the one exempting private jets from paying the man-made global warming gas tax.

You know the ones used by the world’s celebrities, millionaire and billionaires to fly one person to different locations around the world, arguably the most wasteful type of CO2 emissions.

If you really believed that CO2 was causing catastrophic global warming, why would you exempt the world’s elite from paying the tax?

Zero Hedge commented on one study that noted, “private-jet CO2 emissions in Europe rose by 31% between 2005 and 2019, with flights to popular destinations up markedly during summer holiday seasons.

READ: EU Proposes To Exempt Private Jets, Cargo From Jet Fuel Tax

RELATED: Climate activist celebrities arrive at ‘Google Camp’ by yachts, helicopters, and private jets AND Leonardo DiCaprio flies 8,000 miles in private jet to accept ‘green award’ AND Celebrities Tout Environmental Woes as they Fly to New York in Gulfstream Jets

Of course, the bigger question is if you really believed CO2 emissions are going to end civilization as we know it in less than ten years, why would you exempt the world’s largest CO2 emitter, Communist China, under the Paris greenhouse gas accord?

READ: China’s Emissions Exceeded Those Of All Other Developed Nations Combined: Report

READ: Study: China Emits More Pollution in 16 Days Than Close Western Country Does in 1 Year

READ: China Built Three Times as Much Coal Power in 2020 as the Rest of the World Combined

It’s obvious that the battle to lower CO2 emissions has never been about stopping climate change.

There seems to be another agenda afoot.

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