┬áThe French government is in favor of raising taxes for private jets next year by aligning the taxation of aviation fuels with that of fuels used by cars, environment minister Christophe Bechu said on Saturday. “The government supports this amendment,” Bechu told franceinfo radio after some lawmakers from President Emmanuel Macron’s bloc filed an amendment to the 2023 tax bill. Imposing tougher laws on private jet emissions has become a political issue in France since this summer when wildfires which scientists said were likely linked to climate change raged throughout the country amid serious heat waves. Several Twitter accounts tracking French billionaires’ private jet flights have emerged, causing a public outcry […]