‘More than half of Britons approve of strong and consistent carbon pricing’

Around 57% of the public would also support a policy to increase taxes on polluting businesses, according to a new report

Canadian Taxpayers Federation calls for a freeze on carbon tax during Covid-19 crisis

It said: ‘With many Canadian businesses shuttered and millions of people losing income, the last thing Canadians need right now is higher taxes’

EU poll shows 72% of EU citizens ‘would back a carbon tax on air travel’

The majority of Europeans support a ban on short-distance flights to fight climate change, according to a survey from the European Investment Bank

Pricing carbon ‘crucial to getting emissions down’

That’s according to Michael Azlen, Founder and CEO of Carbon Cap, who told ELN the climate crisis is now at a point where ‘every policy lever needs to be pulled’

Government ‘must not rely on carbon pricing alone to reach net zero’

The Committee on Climate Change says must used as part of a wider suite of policy instruments.

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Scotland and Wales concerned carbon tax could replace ETS

Both nations are worried a ‘no deal’ Brexit could devolve powers to England

UK ‘must introduce an economy-wide carbon tax’

Policy Exchange suggests the Budget announcement is an ideal opportunity to announce such a move

US passes non-binding measure to block potential carbon tax

The majority of voters said charging consumers and businesses for their environmental impact would be detrimental to the economy

Singapore confirms carbon tax from 2019

The Singapore Government has confirmed plans to implement a carbon tax from 2019. The tax rate will start at $5 (£2.7) per tonne of greenhouse gas emissions until 2023, following which it will increase to between $10 (£5.4) and $15 (£8) per tonne of emissions by 2030. Announcing the plans as part of the Budget, […]

Singapore to impose carbon tax from 2019

Singapore plans to impose a carbon tax in the next two years in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. That means power producers and large carbon emitters will have to pay a tax for each tonne of carbon they release. The government states the carbon price “will generally be applied upstream, for example, on power stations […]