carbon tax

11 results

President Joe Biden’s proposals would provide a big push toward decarbonisation. Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

Why does Mickey Mouse want to destroy civilization? OK, that’s probably not what Disney executives think they’re doing. But the Walt Disney Co, along(...)

Climate change is a policy challenge unlike most others, because success will require a global effort. Photograph: Getty Images

Climate change is a policy challenge unlike most others, because success will require a global effort in a sphere which will bring significant upfront(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe (right) and Minister for Public Expenditure Michael McGrath outside Government Buildings in Dublin on Tuesday, budget day. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography/PA Wire

This week’s budget provided a huge “stimulus” to the economy of over €6 billion in additional expenditure, almost 2 per cent of GDP. However, the Depa(...)

Families are unlikely to see any substantial changes to their take-home pay come January

After the damp squib that was last year’s Brexit-flavoured budget, it would have been reasonable to expect one sprinkled with more giveaways this time(...)

In 2013, the UK government introduced a carbon price floor, resulting in the closure of all coal-fired generation plants in mainland Britain. Photograph: John Giles/PA Wire

The re-establishment of the Executive is a major step forward for Northern Ireland, restoring a democratic government to tackle its myriad problems, a(...)

Your car tax will stay the same – at least until next year’s budget. Photograph: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images

I have a VW golf 2010 Irish car diesel. Will my car tax stay the same? Ms P.D., Wexford There were several items in Minister for Finance Paschal Don(...)

‘It’s definitely true that right now every one of us should think hard about whether or not we need to take a flight,’ says Virgin Group chief executive Josh Bayliss

The other day, the chief executive of a well known global company did something unusual. He said people should ask themselves if they really needed to(...)

“Carbon taxes will discourage future developments that involve lengthy commutes by car. However, there is a challenge of how best to support those already caught in this situation.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

If we want to ensure the cost of fuel reflects its impact on the planet through raising carbon tax, there needs to be public acceptance that this is b(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohue  shakes hands with Seán O’Rourke before the “Today with Seán O’Rourke” programme on RTÉ Radio 1, on Wednesday. Photograph: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie

Every minister for finance likes to have some measure, however small, that they can unveil on budget day without it having been endlessly leaked and a(...)

William Nordhaus  after winning the 2018 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences at Yale University on Monday. Photograph:  Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images

A study of the economics profession in the United States, undertaken a number of years ago, found that academic papers in economics rarely referred to(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • Next
  • Last »