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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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(2) Carbon taxes and cap and trade systems are two examples of market based instruments that create a cost to emissions.
(Hagmann and Loewenstein, 2019) The present international impetus for carbon pricing has recently brought about carbon taxes enabling the employment of counterbalances from emission sources not intended by the carbon tax for adherence to the tax load.
THE Government will consider hiking carbon taxes annually if emissions targets are not met, the Energy Minister has said.
Research by a group of (https://www.nber.org/papers/w25181) economists  demonstrates that carbon taxes can be progressive 6 meaning higher income households pay more in tax per dollar of income than lower-income households.
Critics are correct that a theoretical basis for carbon taxes does not necessarily imply that their implementation corrects externalities.
ii) Federal carbon taxes will begin to hit taxpayers in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and New Brunswick starting in the spring of 2019, rising each year for an additional three years.
When designed and implemented properly, carbon taxes raise the price of carbon-intensive goods and lower the prices of non-carbon-intensive goods.
Carbon taxes, path dependency and directed technical change: Evidence from the auto industry.
WELSH Conservative MP David Davies has said carbon taxes imposed by his own government on steelmaking firms should be scrapped.
Many countries have some version of carbon taxes. In the United States, for example, federal and state taxes on gasoline and diesel, which are used to pay for road and transit projects, are effectively carbon taxes.