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Narendra Modi's office proposes carbon tax waiver; move to make coal more competitive with solar, wind energy
Business

Narendra Modi's office proposes carbon tax waiver; move to make coal more competitive with solar, wind energy

The PMO has proposed waiving the carbon tax of Rs 400 ($5.61) per tonne that was levied on the production and import of coal

Hefty carbon tax in 10 years or fewer will limit dangers of climate change due to emissions: IMF
science

Hefty carbon tax in 10 years or fewer will limit dangers of climate change due to emissions: IMF

Coal prices would likely triple, and electricity bills would shoot up by 30 percent or more, but it would go a long way in cutting emissions.

Marrying climate change and financial sustainability: The curious and troubling case of coal in India - II
India

Marrying climate change and financial sustainability: The curious and troubling case of coal in India - II

Coal’s viability is a fight with Economics and Climate ranged on one side vs Democratic realities and Financial stability on the another.

Marrying climate change and financial sustainability: The curious and troubling case of coal in India - I
India

Marrying climate change and financial sustainability: The curious and troubling case of coal in India - I

More than three quarters of India’s electricity is generated by burning coal. The international community would prefer the better part of India’s coal to stay below ground. Indian development enthusiasts would beg to differ. In the stridency of their arguments, the nuances that could lead to a solution — of both climate and finance — can perhaps be missed.

France's carbon tax sparked gilets jaunes protests, but popular climate policy is possible
World

France's carbon tax sparked gilets jaunes protests, but popular climate policy is possible

The demonstrators in yellow jackets have rallied around one particular government policy: a looming hike in fuel taxes in France.

Budget 2015: Jaitley puts India on green road to development, bonus for electric cars
Economy

Budget 2015: Jaitley puts India on green road to development, bonus for electric cars

Jaitley said that the government is launching a scheme for faster adoption and manufacturing of electric vehicles.

Australian PM Abbott introduces bill to repeal carbon tax
World

Australian PM Abbott introduces bill to repeal carbon tax

Prime Minister Tony Abbott reintroduced legislation to the Australian Parliament on Monday that would repeal a carbon tax that the nation's worst greenhouse gas polluters have to pay.

EU may charge carbon tax on foreign airlines in its airspace
World

EU may charge carbon tax on foreign airlines in its airspace

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), which represents some 240 global airlines, issued a statement expressing "concern and surprise" at the proposal from the EU executive.

China to impose carbon tax to protect environment
World

China to impose carbon tax to protect environment

China, the world's largest carbon emitter, on Wednesday said it will introduce a set of new taxation policies designed to preserve environment, including a tax on carbon dioxide emissions.

'Imposition of carbon tax on Indian airlines doesn't arise'
Economy

'Imposition of carbon tax on Indian airlines doesn't arise'

'Though the EU has directed Indian carriers to submit emission details of their aircraft by March 31, 2012, no Indian carrier is submitting them in view of the position of the government.' said Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh.

India, 22 nations to fight against EU carbon tax
Business

India, 22 nations to fight against EU carbon tax

The EU has included all flights operating on its skies in the Emission Trading System for payment of the carbon tax for CO2 emission.

Why UK's new green policy is not good news for Tata Steel
Business

Why UK's new green policy is not good news for Tata Steel

The introduction of a new carbon tax will artificially raise electricity prices while failing to reduce carbon emissions, thus making UK-based steelmakers less competitive.