Climate: SPD: Commuters may not be punished at CO2 price

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Berlin (dpa) - If fuel is made more expensive for climate protection, there must be special regulations for commuters from the point of view of the SPD. "Anyone who has to travel to work by car for long distances because there are no alternatives can not be punished," said acting Commissar Thorsten Schäfer-Gümbel. The SPD has in mind the legitimate concerns of commuters. Previously, the federal government's "economic policies" recommended making greenhouse gas emissions more expensive in heating and transport.

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