#carbon tax News

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Large corporations and governments are pumping billions into the technology decades away from maturity. How money should be split between emissions reductions today and carbon removal down the road is a fine balancing act, experts say.
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Over the past decade, Japan and South Korea have increasingly turned to burning wood pellets for energy, leaning on a UN loophole that dubs biomass burning as carbon neutral.
A Raffles' banded langur
As money pours into nature-based projects to store carbon as governments and companies pursue net-zero targets, efforts to conserve animal and plant species risk being sidelined.
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On the sidelines of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity in Geneva, Indigenous peoples leader Jennifer Tauli Corpuz talks to Eco-Business about the challenges of earning from carbon trading in Asia and the Pacific.
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#carbon tax Opinion

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Firms may choose to bring manufacturing plants back to the EU to avoid bureaucracy, hurting the economies of the nations that once hosted them. The bloc should help to fund costly decarbonisation programmes using tax money.
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As the dust settles following Glasgow’s climate summit, the Philippines needs to take some immediate steps this year so it can achieve ambitious decarbonisation goals.
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Carbon tariffs are not protectionist trade measures; the goal is to reduce the carbon content of imports. But the trajectory of climate change leaves no room for error in emission-reduction policies.
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US President Joe Biden's administration must put a high enough price on carbon pollution to encourage the scale and urgency of action needed to meet the commitments that it has made to Americans and the rest of the world. The future of the planet depends on it.
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#carbon tax Videos

Achim Steiner talking at the Responsible Business Forum in Singapore. Image UNDP Asia Pacific
The IPCC's climate warning is an opportunity for the business world to show leadership, said UNDP's Achim Steiner in the opening speech at the Responsible Business Forum in Singapore.
Leo before the flood
Before the Flood presents Oscar-winning actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio's three-year journey to every corner of the globe to document devastating climate change impacts, and what humanity must do to reverse it.
US military aid in Haiyan relief efforts
Yeb Saño, head of the Climate Change Commission of the Philippines, attributes typhoon to climate change and calls for international community to implement a 'loss and damage' mechanism
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#carbon tax Podcasts

COP26 podcast
The climate talks in Glasgow could have a major trickle-down effect on Asia's business community. What should the region's businesses expect from COP26? The Eco-Business Podcast asked energy and sustainability expert Malavika Bambawale.
Accountancy
A recent study found that 9 in 10 accountants want companies to be more sustainable after the pandemic. Eco-Business asked Association of Chartered Certified Accountants sustainability head Jimmy Greer about reinventing capitalism and making the numbers of net zero commitments add up.
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EB Studio [The EB Podcast] In the third episode of the series Tomorrow’s cities: Engineering the energy transition, we explore how the shipping industry is charting a course to a low-carbon future.
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