Carbon Tax

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A proposed tax that would be levied against high consumers of heating oil, gasoline, electricity, etc., in an effort to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases
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With CO2 regulations becoming increasingly stringent and the value of ERC by-products on the rise, this program may offer Mantra and its testing partner the support needed make ERC a profitable CO2 recycling solution for emitters of many types." In commenting on prospective partners for the project, he added: "We are currently evaluating a host of suitable partnership opportunities in the U.S., including: cement plants, chemical plants, refineries, steel and aluminium plants and manufacturing facilities.
Leamington-based automotive consultant Ricardo is seeing increasing demand for its technical services from carmakers facing more stringent CO2 regulations, chief executive Dave Shemmans said yesterday.
Because as emissions fall to low levels to improve ambient air quality, the CO2 levels drop dramatically (save the planet from greenhouse gas) and the fuel economy improves dramatically which is as important as the CO2 regulations.
She also promised support for industries on Teesside worried about strict CO2 regulations in the UK creating an unfair trading advantage for companies operating in more lenient countries - an effect know as carbon leakage.