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#Carbon Tax

# carbon-tax - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Explainer: What are all these rows about carbon tax about and will I end up paying more?

The Special Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action has approved a recommendation to quadruple the tax to €80 per tonne by 2030

# carbon-tax - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Carbon tax should quadruple to €80 per tonne by 2030, committee recommends

There was a row at Oireachtas Climate Action Committee over the plan to increase carbon tax.

Robinson calls for climate change action, says current system is 'underpinned by rampant capitalism'

The former president said Ireland needs to introduce a carbon tax, but must do so in the right way.

# carbon-tax - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Carbon taxes won’t stop climate change – we need more radical action

Fossil fuels are already taxed to the hilt and people haven’t moved to electric vehicles for one simple reason – they cannot afford to, writes Brian O’Boyle.

# carbon-tax - Monday 14 January, 2019

What has the Taoiseach done to reduce his carbon footprint? He's eating less meat

Varadkar says lessons must be learned from water charges stating that cross-party buy-in for carbon taxes is needed.

Here are just some of the problems facing the Taoiseach as TDs head back to the Dáíl

In what could be Leo Varadkar’s toughest year yet, there are a number of huge issues barrelling towards him from day one.

# carbon-tax - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Government considering giving 'carbon cheque' to offset tax hike

Any changes to the carbon tax will not apply until 2020.

# carbon-tax - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Minister briefed on potential for 400% increase in carbon tax rate by 2030

In the end, Paschal Donohoe did not touch the carbon tax rate in Budget 2019.

# carbon-tax - Sunday 9 December, 2018

'It's about our children now, not our grandchildren': Is Ireland ready to introduce a carbon tax?

It’s been claimed that the tide is turning in how society views the problem of climate change.

# carbon-tax - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

French government scraps all plans to hike fuel taxes following fierce protests

Many of the “yellow vest” protesters have called for new protesters on Saturday

# carbon-tax - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Taoiseach: 'Householders will have to pay more to fill their cars, for electricity and gas under carbon tax hikes'

Varadkar said the increase in carbon taxes will be needed over the next number of years.

# carbon-tax - Thursday 11 October, 2018

'I'm not afraid to take tough decisions: Leo says carbon tax would have been a 'double whammy'

The Taoiseach joined us live in TheJournal.ie offices this morning.

# carbon-tax - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Whatever happened to the carbon tax? It came down to a call between VAT and fuel hikes

Leo Varadkar said the government would ‘grasp the nettle’ and increase carbon tax. Today, it failed to deliver.

'This is a shameful day for Fine Gael and a bad day for Ireland on climate change'

Listening to the Budget speech from Pascal Donohoe today you would have no sense we are at such a historical turning point, writes Eamon Ryan.

# carbon-tax - Monday 6 August, 2018

Welfare increase, carbon tax rise and more take home pay: Here's what's coming in Budget 2019

Speaking during his summer briefing with the media, Leo Varadkar outlined a number of measures being worked on for October’s Budget.

# carbon-tax - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Do you use solid fuels? It's going to get more expensive tomorrow

The carbon tax increase will add around €1.20 to a 40kg bag of coal and 26 cent to a bale of briquettes.

# carbon-tax - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Australian PM Kevin Rudd concedes election to this man

The Conservative challenger Tony Abbott has ousted Labor prime minister Kevin Rudd as millions of Australians voted overnight.

# carbon-tax - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Bad news for fossil fuels: cost of coal and briquettes to rise today

The Government is extending the carbon tax to solid fuels from today.

# carbon-tax - Monday 2 July, 2012

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Video: Australian trade minister breaks into song mid-interview

Craig Emerson defended the government’s controversial carbon tax in an unusual way…

# carbon-tax - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

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Slideshow: Today's Budget 2012 front pages

From boosting the property market to fuel tax and VAT increases, check out what the front pages have to say about the Budget this morning.

Budget 2012: What's already come into effect?

We have a quick look at the measures approved by the Dáil last night, and check which ones have come into effect already.

# carbon-tax - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Budget 2012: Fuel tax increases 'will affect almost all households and businesses'

AA Roadwatch warns that fuel tax increases are going to take a toll on both business and families, particularly in rural areas.

# carbon-tax - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Budget could put extra 5c on petrol - and €30 on tank of oil

It is reported this morning that carbon tax will rise by at least a third – making it more expensive to heat your home.

# carbon-tax - Sunday 10 July, 2011

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Australia to tax the nation's worst polluters

Australia aims to reduce carbon pollution by 160 million tons by 2020 with the tax – but the opposition says the move is simply “socialism masquerading as environmentalism”.

# carbon-tax - Thursday 25 November, 2010

What’s changing and when? A breakdown of the four year plan

A timeline of the government’s four year plan.