News tagged with carbon tax

Australia to unveil pollution tax

Australia will unveil the full details of its contentious pollution tax within days, Treasurer Wayne Swan said Tuesday, promising help for households facing higher energy bills.

Jul 05, 2011
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Study backs Australia pollution tax plans

A government-backed study of pollution reduction policies among Australia's major trade partners Thursday backed "price-based schemes" as most effective, boosting Canberra's carbon tax plan.

Jun 09, 2011
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France moves to bring in carbon tax by 2011

The French government on Wednesday kickstarted plans for a so-called carbon tax on energy-hungry products, to be rolled out by 2011 as part of France's efforts to slash global warming emissions.

Jun 10, 2009
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