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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"Accounting Society's Acceptability of Carbon Taxes: Expectations and Reality," Energy Policy 131: 302-311.
Revenue-neutral carbon taxes coupled with fewer tax expenditures make it harder to "hide" these political favors associated with environmental regulation and complex personal and corporate tax codes.
Thetrack recordsto date of both carbon taxes andcap-and-trade systemsindicate that they are curbing carbon emissions and encouraging investment in renewable energy, energy efficiency and other technologies that can shrink carbon footprints.
Effects of carbon taxes on different industries by fuzzy goal programming: A case study of the petrochemical-related industries, Taiwan.
Mr Davies said the carbon taxes were used to subsidise renewable energy schemes.
Carbon taxes are one of the best policies available to solve this global problem.
Carbon taxes have mostly been implemented in Scandinavian countries, and a few other European countries.
However, the economic advantages of carbon taxes are lauded by conservative and liberal economists.
Euro for euro, dollar for dollar, yen for yen, energy and carbon taxes have a lower negative impact on a nation's economy, consumption and jobs than income tax and VAT.
Since the Kyoto protocol, developed countries have begun adopting carbon taxes to reduce carbon emissions to combat the greenhouse effect.
Various interest groups are expressing concerns about the effects of introducing carbon taxes. Businesses are worried about losing competitiveness, especially in export markets for minerals and metals.