Things tagged 'Carbon tax'
Just as scientists almost universally agree greenhouse gases contribute to the planet’s changing climate, economists almost universally agree the problem [...]
The lack of real progress at the Durban climate change conference in 2011— postponing effective action until at least 2020—has [...]
Putting a price on carbon is critical for climate change policy. Increasingly, policymakers combine multiple policy tools to achieve this, [...]
Time consistency problems can arise when environmental taxes are employed to encourage firms to take irreversible abatement decisions. Setting a [...]
Will China cause or save the rest of the world from catastrophic climate change? Katerina Kimmorley talks to Dr Cameron Hepburn, Senior Research Fellow at the Grantham Institute.
The government considers a carbon tax EVER since she was elected prime minister six weeks ago, Julia Gillard has been under pressure to restore the ruling Labor Party’s credibility on climate change. Relying on coal to generate about 80% of its electricity makes Australia one of the biggest greenhouse-gas emitters per head. Labor’s decision to […]