RETRACTED – South African cabinet approves carbon tax proposal, bringing long-delayed bill a step closer to passage

Published 21:25 on May 24, 2018  /  Last updated at 16:13 on May 30, 2018  /  Africa, Carbon Taxes, EMEA  /  No Comments

This story has been retracted. South Africa's cabinet approved a separate bill - the National Climate Change Bill - for publication and public comment. The government said this bill includes new measures to cut the country’s GHGs, including provisions for mitigation and adaptation measures, as well as instruments such as carbon budgets. While the details of the bill are vague as it is not yet available online, it does not specifically address South Africa's proposed carbon tax, which remains under review.

The below story has been retracted. South Africa’s cabinet approved a separate bill – the National Climate Change Bill – for publication and public comment. The government said this bill includes new measures to cut the country’s GHGs, including provisions for mitigation and adaptation measures, as well as instruments such as carbon budgets. While the details of the bill are vague as it is not yet available online, it does not specifically address South Africa’s proposed carbon tax, which remains under review. “The bill allows for the alignment of policies that influence South Africa’s climate change response. It will ensu

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