German households will have to pay more to heat their homes and are being hit at the petrol pump with higher prices due to a new CO2 tax but environmentalists say it is not tough enough.
Earlier this month, Germany's coalition government reached a hard-fought compromise as it brought in the new levy to help tackle climate change by transitioning away from fossil fuels.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's government is aiming to reduce carbon emissions by 95 percent by 2050.
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