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 Macleans.ca.
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
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
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 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.
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
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.
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.
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
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 Macleans.ca.
Technologies that have struggled in the past get tax cuts for the future.
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 […]
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 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
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.)
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.
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
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 »
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.
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...