carbon tax

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carbon tax

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(Environmental Science) a tax on the emissions caused by the burning of coal, gas, and oil, aimed at reducing the production of greenhouse gases
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Goodyear's Road to 2020 report shows that a third (30%) of European fleets currently has no plans in place to respond to expected Europe-wide CO2 regulation. In its most recent Transportation White Paper, the European Commission gave fleets clear indications that further regulation and taxation on fuel and CO2 emissions will be introduced in the coming decade.
ACEA recalls that the entry into force of this agreement is conditional to the European Parliament's consent, the related safeguard regulation being brought into force, the assurance that the introduction of CO2 regulation for cars in South Korea will not impose an unfair burden on EU exporters and the impact of the discussions between the United States and Seoul on their trade agreement.
The adoption of the new car CO2 regulation in December 2008 set a phase-in target for vehicle manufacturers to ensure their average fleet emissions do not exceed 130g/km by 2015.
The adoption of the new car CO2 regulation in December 2008 set a phase-in target of fleet emissions not exceeding 130g/km by 2015.