carbon emissions tax

 
Shipping firms look to sail into the future
Shipping firms look to sail into the future
Global shipping firms under pressure to cut carbon emissions are experimenting with an age-old technology: sails to harness ocean winds and reduce...
SA's carbon tax: Feeling the impact months later
SA's carbon tax: Feeling the impact months later
The carbon tax is just over two-and-a-half months old in South Africa, following a near decade of consultations on the impact of this policy. It...
Carbon tax in South Africa – No longer just hot air
Carbon tax in South Africa – No longer just hot air
Since 2010, the debate concerning the net effect of pricing carbon in the South African economy has been contentious, with concerns ranging from...
The carbon tax: Why it could work
The carbon tax: Why it could work
The Carbon Tax Act kicked into effect as of July 2019 and with it has come outcry, concerns and shouts ofit being “unconstitutional”. But this...
Seoul to fine Volkswagen over 'illicit' emissions devices
Seoul to fine Volkswagen over 'illicit' emissions devices
South Korea said Tuesday it will issue fines and file criminal complaints against Volkswagen and Porsche for installing "illicit devices" that...
Carbon catastrophe is hurtling towards us
Carbon catastrophe is hurtling towards us
Just four years ago, in Paris, nearly 200 countries agreed to tackle climate change. The Paris Agreement was supposed to be the defining moment in...
The fossil fuel industry is killing our future
The fossil fuel industry is killing our future
Dear President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa:
​VW fights to survive after emissions scandal, but it’s business as usual in SA
​VW fights to survive after emissions scandal, but it’s business as usual in SA
It’s dealt all but a fatal blow to the Volkswagen brand. VW’s so-called diesel dupe saw the world’s best-selling vehicle manu­facturer post...
Climate Change: Carbon market needs efficient global rules
Climate Change: Carbon market needs efficient global rules
The world stands at a ­critical juncture. The effects of climate change are accelerating and the predicted rise in global temperatures will have...
Climate: Adaptation lost in mitigation
Climate: Adaptation lost in mitigation
For their past sins, the rich world is meant to pay for this, but in a time of austerity it is a sticking point.  
Economists sound warning over carbon tax
Economists sound warning over carbon tax
South Africa's high dependency on fossil fuel-powered energy has earned it a place among the top 20 carbon emitting countries in the world. In...

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