Denmark Considers Taxing Meat, Calling It An Ethical Responsibility
We tax cigarettes and alcohol, in part to discourage their consumption, so why not tax meat? After all, bacon gives you cancer, cows cause climate change, and eating less meat could save us trillions of dollars. That’s why the Danish Council of Ethics recommends taxing beef. "The Danes' way of life is far from climatically, sustainable, and if we are to live up to the Paris agreement's objective of keeping global temperature rise well below 2°C...