#carbon tax News

Jurong Island
The city-state is the only Southeast Asian country that has a carbon tax now. Parliamentarians were cautious in raising suggestions, as they acknowledged that Singapore might lose business to its neighbours if the hike is too drastic.
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As electric vehicles gain ground globally, researchers say they need to be combined with efforts to make cities more walkable and bikeable to swiftly curb climate change.
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Sponsored Government and industry should consider a “blend of solutions” and welcome innovation to ensure Earth's survival, said sustainability leaders at Ecosperity Week 2021.
Sri Lankan refugee camp in India
Sponsored Experts warn that addressing climate change will bring with it political instability, rising protectionist policies and inflation in poorer nations placing pressure on the resolve of governments to see the energy transition through.
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#carbon tax Opinion

siargao devastation typhoon rai
As the dust settles following Glasgow’s climate summit, the Philippines needs to take some immediate steps this year so it can hit ambitious decarbonisation goals.
Steel production
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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The Biden administration must prioritise an expansive climate action plan from day one. These 10 high-impact actions will make the biggest difference.
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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.
Red ship on the ocean
Sponsored [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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