What is carbon pricing?
Carbon pricing works by putting a monetary value on carbon, which makes the cost of emitting carbon explicit to those polluting
Who’s under pressure?
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Make trade work for climate
EU’s carbon border tax won’t take us towards a cooperative world required to combat climate change
Slow progress at climate meet
Australia axes carbon tax
Prime Minister Tony Abbott justifies the decision, saying tax cost jobs and forced energy prices up
Europe threatens carbon tax on Third World
Energy transition is now a must
Marie-Hélène Aubert, adviser to the French president for international negotiations on climate and environment, was recently in New …
Australia’s top economists back carbon price, say benefits of net-zero outweigh cost
With right settings in place, Australia could become a major producer of zero-emissions hydrogen, and industrial powerhouse that used its iron …
South Africa’s carbon tax: Aim to ensure zero waste to landfill
The tax launched June 1, 2019, aims to cut emissions by a third next year, 42% by 2025
Two sides of the coin: Tax incentives and revenue forgone
Clear, transparent and credible legal, technical and political processes a must to deter rent seeking
An unsteady first step
Trading in energy-efficiency certificates faces major hurdles
South Africa to phase in carbon tax from 2015
Tax to increase at 10 per cent per year; draft policy sets relief limits
Pollutant levels drop in central London 17 years after carbon tax introduction
Marylebone, Bloomsbury and Westminster had lower levels of carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide and sulphur dioxide in 2020, compared to 2003, a …
Of stances, tactics and country positions
Key players at the climate negotiations in Durban presented a preview of their tactics which they might adopt over the next 14 days.
Walk the talk on carbon tax, Mr Finance Minister
Is this carbon tax, imposed on the carbon content of fuel, doing what it should—reduce greenhouse gas emissions that are responsible for …
'The biggest driver of tropical deforestation is industrial agriculture'
Wealthy countries should provide adequate funding for tropical countries that conserve forests, says environmental economist Jonah Busch
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As green as billed?
Can we afford not to change?
Nitrous oxide human emissions increased 30% in 36 yrs: Report
43% of total emissions of nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas 300 times more potent than carbon dioxide, came from human sources, the report said
How does the Budget score on energy front?
The government has approved Rs 2,000 crore as initial outlay for providing LPG connections to poor women
Richest 1% emit twice as much carbon as poorest 50%: Oxfam report
The richest 10% accounted for 46% of emissions growth; the poorest 50% accounted for 6%
Chile becomes first South American country to enforce carbon tax
At $5 per tonne of carbon emitted, tax law will target big power plants
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