The Dutch government is advocating for a European Union (EU)-wide levy on aviation fuel to address rising carbon dioxide emissions from the commercial air transport sector. Dutch State Secretary for Finance Menno Snel raised the idea of taxing kerosene on an EU-wide basis at an Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Ecofin) meeting on Feb. 12. In a video interview posted on the official Twitter account of the permanent representation of the Netherlands at the EU, Snel said: “This is ...

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