News tagged with carbon tax

Australia PM moves to repeal climate tax

Australia's new conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott Wednesday moved to abolish a carbon tax designed to combat climate change as his first major economic reform since taking office.

dateNov 13, 2013 in Environment
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China set for carbon pricing

As Australia moves to scrap its pioneering carbon-pricing scheme, China is expected to have seven pilot pricing systems in place no later than 2015, followed by a national scheme, according to a new survey ...

dateOct 11, 2013 in Environment
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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.

dateJul 16, 2013 in Environment
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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.

dateMar 21, 2013 in Environment
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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.

dateFeb 14, 2013 in Environment
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