Carbon Tax News

China delays carbon tax

Comparison of carbon emissions from six leading countries. Click image to enlarge. China will not introduce a carbon tax in 2013, reports Bloomberg. A carbon tax proposed under the country's…

China to tax carbon emissions

Comparison of carbon emissions from six leading countries. Click image to enlarge. China will introduce a carbon tax, reports official state media. The government will levy a tax on carbon…

Australia launches limited carbon tax

Australia's 500 largest polluters will pay AU$23 ($24.60) per ton of carbon dioxide emitted beginning July 2012 under a plan announced by Australian prime minister Julia Gilliard. The carbon tax…

France announces carbon tax

The President of France, Nicolas Sarkozy, has announced that he will implement a carbon tax to help "save the human race" from global warming. The tax of 17 Euros (about…

Lomborg calls for a carbon tax

Bjorn Lomborg, a Danish business school professor and author who has riled environmentalists by arguing that addressing climate change should be a lesser priority than global health and nutrition initiatives,…

Cap or Tax Carbon Emissions?

Mongabay does not normally publish statements from environmental groups on climate policy matters, but this recent post from World Resources Institute preisdent Jonathan Lash is an exception.