CO2 certificate trade
CO2 certificate trade must be rejected. It's like having to bet your fortune on red or black in a casino that you know is being manipulated.
Planning reliability for the phasing out of old and the introduction of new technology. This demand was already made in 1992 on page 158 of "Ascent to the Solar Age".
Environmentally committed entrepreneurs put their company at risk because they take measures to reduce CO2 emissions that only pay for themselves from 100 EUR per tonne of CO2, but endanger the existence of the company at 3 EUR per tonne of CO2.
On the other hand, entrepreneurs believe that doing nothing at all is the best strategy. If then the certificate price rises to 300 EUR per ton the company is broken.
It's like sitting at the roulette table in a casino and betting your entire fortune on red or black. Will the ball fall to 3 or 300 EUR per ton of CO2? This is the opposite of planning security.
The CO2 tax, in EU election program 2014 200 EUR CO2 tax are proposed, this should finance a revenue-neutral restructuring of the tax system. In the case of Austria and Germany, EUR 200 per tonne of CO2 can be used to finance a reduction in employers' and employees' social security contributions of EUR 180 per month each.