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Washington state legislators, groups prepare for renewed carbon tax push

Published 22:48 on October 30, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:33 on November 1, 2017  /  Americas, Carbon Taxes, US  /  No Comments

Legislators, Indian tribes, and a coalition of businesses and green groups are preparing to face off over renewed efforts to pass a carbon pricing bill in Washington state, with success potentially hinging on a crucial election in a Seattle suburb next week that could give Democrats control of both legislative chambers.

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Canada’s Manitoba unveils C$25 CO2 tax, trading system but defies Ottawa’s demands

Published 18:47 on October 27, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:54 on October 30, 2017  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes, US  /  No Comments

Manitoba has announced that it will impose a flat carbon tax of C$25 per tonne, introducing a hybrid market-based system similar to Alberta’s but putting the province at odds with the pricing demands of the Canadian federal government.

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UK energy review makes “overwhelming” case to harmonise carbon pricing

Published 18:14 on October 25, 2017  /  Last updated at 18:14 on October 25, 2017  /  Carbon Taxes, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

There is an “overwhelming” case for the UK to harmonise its carbon pricing instruments to help minimise energy bills and meet emission goals more cheaply, according to a government-commissioned energy cost review on Wednesday.

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Dutch carbon price floor to begin at €18/tonne in 2020 -media

Published 20:30 on October 17, 2017  /  Last updated at 20:30 on October 17, 2017  /  Carbon Taxes, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

The incoming Dutch coalition government will set the country’s new carbon floor price at €18/tonne in 2020, media reported on Tuesday.

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Canadian govt’s CO2 pricing plan is constitutionally sound, says Manitoba-commissioned legal expert

Published 23:32 on October 11, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:08 on October 28, 2017  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes  /  No Comments

The Canadian government has the constitutional authority to impose its carbon pricing plan on provinces and territories, a legal expert commissioned by Manitoba has found, adding that the Supreme Court would likely dismiss any legal challenge.

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Manitoba carbon pricing plan near ready as it awaits legal opinion over Canadian federal rules

Published 23:01 on September 29, 2017  /  Last updated at 01:39 on September 30, 2017  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes, US  /  No Comments

Manitoba could soon unveil its carbon pricing plan as it awaits a legal opinion on the constitutionality of the federal government’s Pan-Canadian carbon pricing framework.

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France bumps up domestic carbon tax trajectory

Published 15:17 on September 27, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:17 on September 27, 2017  /  Carbon Taxes, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

France has bumped up its domestic carbon tax trajectory, which will see the levy nearly double between 2018 and 2022.

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France’s Macron calls for EU-wide ‘just and significant’ carbon price, border tax

Published 16:32 on September 26, 2017  /  Last updated at 19:38 on September 26, 2017  /  Carbon Taxes, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday said the EU needs a ‘just and significant’ bloc-wide minimum CO2 price because existing rates are too low to facilitate the shift to a low-carbon economy, adding that the EU should also impose a border carbon tax to protect industry.

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US Republican senator breaks rank to back carbon price, work on bipartisan bill

Published 08:53 on September 20, 2017  /  Last updated at 10:53 on September 20, 2017  /  Americas, Carbon Taxes, US  /  No Comments

A prominent US Republican senator has backed putting a price on carbon to help bring down US greenhouse gas emissions and said he is working on a bill with the Democrats, breaking with his own party’s establishment.

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No benefit in ditching NZ ETS for carbon tax, MPs told

Published 10:40 on September 19, 2017  /  Last updated at 10:40 on September 19, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Carbon Taxes, New Zealand  /  No Comments

Scrapping the New Zealand emissions trading scheme in favour of a carbon tax would still leave the nation’s GHG reduction achievements dependant on political will, while possibly delaying those cuts and damaging government credibility, a group of MPs have been told.

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