carbon tax

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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(...)

  Action by individual countries cannot solve the problem of greenhouse gas emissions and achieving a global coalition is exceptionally difficult. Photograph: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

The threat to humanity posed by global warming only became apparent about 25 years ago as a result of a major scientific research effort. The global n(...)