Latest Carbon tax Stories
As Consumers Fear Power Bill Hike from Carbon Tax, Everest Electrical Enhances Services to Help Public Save on Energy Costs Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) July 17,
A leading climate change scientist at NASA is urging the United Kingdom to cease building coal-fired power plants, and is calling for a worldwide tax on all carbon emissions, to tackle the climate change fight head-on.
Lower emission from power plants in 2009 was driven by competitive pricing of natural gas versus coal.
The Australian government announced a new tax on carbon emissions for the worst polluters in the country, beginning in 2012.
Climate researchers from Australian National University have been rushed to a secure location after reportedly receiving death threats.
Although policymakers believe the regressiveness of pollution taxes can be offset by returning revenue to the low paid through a reduced labor tax, that approach may not work, and also could have the unintended consequence of shrinking some workers' overall real net wages.
For global warming policy, the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference (Copenhagen Summit) was a major disappointment. Designed to negotiate a successor to the Kyoto Protocol, which expires in 2012, the Summit concluded without a binding agreement because of deep divisions on the distribution of emissions reductions and costs.
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Electric cars hold greater promise for reducing emissions and lowering U.S. oil imports than a national renewable portfolio standard.
Two Rice University researchers are calling on policymakers to encourage the transition from coal-based electricity production to a system based on natural gas through a carbon tax.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).