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Canada’s phony debate about carbon taxes

Opinion: Most provincial and federal climate plans use carbon pricing as a revenue tool to fund government programs that subsidize inefficient carbon reduction strategies The post Canada’s phony debate about carbon taxes appeared first on

Singapore Will Levy a Flat Carbon Tax on Companies Starting Next Year

Singapore will begin levying a carbon tax starting in 2019 in an effort to reduce the country’s greenhouse gas emissions and help make companies there more competitive. Finance minister Heng Swee Keat announced that facilities across all sectors that produce 25,000 metric tons of GHG or more annually must pay... Show More Summary

Can Updated Tax Credits Bring Carbon Capture Into the Mainstream?

Among the energy credits tucked inside the budget deal eked out in early February lies a controversial measure: carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) credits designed to push the technology from the clean energy margins toward the mainstream. For...Show More Summary

Hosts Conference Today On Federal Pricing Of Carbon: Tax v. Cap and Trade

The International Fiscal Association (IFA), University of Houston Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Center, Duke Energy Institute, the UH Energy Institute, and Duke University Nicholas Institute host a two-day conference on Federal Pricing of Carbon: Tax v. Cap and Trade. Today's tax panels: Considering a Carbon Tax and Cap and...

Singapore to impose carbon tax from 2019

Singapore said Monday it would impose a carbon tax from next year to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and make companies more competitive as global agreements on climate change take effect.

A Silicon Valley congressman says energy consumption from Bitcoin mining needs to be taxed

Bitcoin mining consumes tremendous amounts of energy, even as much as to power a single home for weeks. Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna said taxing cryptocurrencies similar to proposals to taxing carbon would quell environmental concerns. WASHINGTON...Show More Summary

U.S. spending bill expands carbon tax credit, boosting oil producers

HOUSTON (Reuters) - A little-noticed addition to the U.S. budget deal approved last week will help Occidental Petroleum Corp and other oil producers by more than tripling a tax credit for injecting carbon dioxide back into the earth to increase crude output.

Tax Incentives Slipped into Trump’s Budget Could Zoom Adoption of Carbon Capture

The budget bill signed by President Trump last week includes a significant expansion of tax incentives for carbon capture. The tax credit, known as 45Q, allows for a credit of The post Tax Incentives Slipped into Trump’s Budget Could Zoom Adoption of Carbon Capture appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Federal Budget Bill Includes Massive Tax Credits for Carbon Capture

Among a slew of spending and tax credits tucked into the budget bill signed by U.S. President Trump, one of them, known as 45Q, expands tax incentives for carbon capture, including from the air. With no cap on the available tax credits...Show More Summary

At the Manning Conference, the conservative climate plan is a scrap of paper

The final panel at the annual gathering of Canadian conservatives was a debate focused around a list of real alternatives to a carbon tax The post At the Manning Conference, the conservative climate plan is a scrap of paper appeared first on

Critics worry budget deal incentivizes doing carbon capture the wrong way

Buried deep in the budget deal that Congress passed late Thursday night is an expansion to a tax credit that climate groups worry will incentivize more oil and gas drilling, while costing taxpayers $2.8 billion each year. Currently, federal tax code gives companies that capture and sequester carbon a tax credit for every metric ton […]

Clock Ticking on McCleary Deal With No Sure Plan in Sight

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Plan A: Carbon Tax. There is no Plan B. by John Stang LET'S GO DEMOCRATIC MAJORITY. Getty Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Washington’s Legislature has 35 days to rustle up an extra $1 billion to meet the state Supreme Court’s deadline finish...Show More Summary

PwC UK Sets Emissions and Renewables Targets for 2022

PwC UK published new emissions and renewables targets for 2022. The audit, assurance, consulting, and tax services firm also reported on environmental progress made since 2007. The report “Acting on carbon: Our 10 year journey” articulates several new targets for 2022 using 2007 baselines. Show More Summary

How San Francisco Plans to Raise Money to Pay for Transit: Carbon Tax, Payroll Tax, ROBOT TAX?!

TweetYep, via Reddit we discover: From Bill Gates to Jane Kim… (Robot Tax sounds like a Daft Punk record. Let’s hope ear of taxation doesn’t drive them back to France.)

A carbon tax for New York

When it comes to climate change, New Yorkers are all too familiar with the threats: thousands of residents displaced due to sea-level rise, extreme weather events and the economic damage and cleanup... To view the full story, click the title link.

Five Proposals in Olympia to Tackle Climate Change

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Carbon tax, electric vehicles and emissions standards. by John Stang GETTY Gov. Jay Inslee’s passion has been to get Washington to the forefront of fighting climate change. And for five years, a Republican-controlled Senate has stopped...Show More Summary

Businesses join support for Washington carbon tax measure

Microsoft Corp., REI, environmental groups and others are backing efforts by Gov. Jay Inslee to tax fossil fuel emissions to fight climate change. Inslee has proposed a new tax of … Click to Continue »

Cows exude lots of methane, but taxing beef won't cut emissions

Will taxing meat products based on their carbon footprint reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve public health? The answer is maybe, but not notably —and it will come with significant costs.

"Public willingness to pay for a US carbon tax and preferences for spending the revenue"

Abstract: We provide evidence from a nationally representative survey on Americans' willingness to pay (WTP) for a carbon tax, and public preferences for how potential carbon-tax revenue should be spent. The average WTP for a tax on fossil fuels that increases household energy bills is US$177 per year. This translates...

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