News tagged with carbon tax

Airline industry calls for CO2 emissions plan

The airline industry's mouthpiece called Monday for uniform global measures by 2020 to curb all aircraft carbon emissions, warning that a patchwork of competing proposals could emerge otherwise.

Sep 24, 2013
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Software zeros in on carbon pollution

Local researchers are developing an online tool that would allow farmers to monitor their greenhouse gas emissions and virtually test ways to reduce carbon pollution.

Jul 26, 2013
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Australia to ditch pollution levy by 2014

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on Tuesday announced the country's divisive fixed-price carbon tax will be scrapped a year ahead of schedule in favour of a market-driven emissions trading scheme.

Jul 16, 2013
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EU puts airline carbon tax on hold for a year

The EU will put its controversial carbon tax on intercontinental airline flights on hold for a year to give time for international talks to reach a compromise on the issue, a European source said Thursday.

Mar 21, 2013
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Senators propose first US carbon tax

US senators proposed a tax on carbon emissions Thursday amid growing calls for action on climate change, but the bill is expected to face staunch opposition from many conservatives.

Feb 14, 2013
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