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As Greens weigh up options, new TDs say they don't envisage any splits on 'red line' issues
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As Greens weigh up options, new TDs say they don't envisage any splits on 'red line' issues

Feb 15th 2020, 9:15 AM 31,063 Views 97 Comments

With 12 TDs, the Green Party is now the fourth biggest party in the Dáil.

Factcheck: Will an increase in carbon tax make people in Ireland poorer?
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Factcheck: Will an increase in carbon tax make people in Ireland poorer?

Feb 7th 2020, 6:30 PM 17,280 Views 45 Comments

The claim is contained in Sinn Féin’s election manifesto.

Debt and taxes: Here's what the parties want to do to people's tax burdens
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Debt and taxes: Here's what the parties want to do to people's tax burdens

Feb 6th 2020, 6:05 AM 24,892 Views 93 Comments

It’s all about the money.

Open Thread: Carbon tax has increased, but will it make you change your behaviour?
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Open Thread: Carbon tax has increased, but will it make you change your behaviour?

Oct 8th 2019, 6:00 PM 15,723 Views 97 Comments

Finance minister Paschal Donohoe announced an increase of €6 per tonne in the carbon tax.

Carbon tax: Petrol and diesel prices to rise from midnight, home heating to rise next May
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Carbon tax: Petrol and diesel prices to rise from midnight, home heating to rise next May

Oct 8th 2019, 2:50 PM 79,405 Views 119 Comments

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has announced an increase in the carbon tax of €6 per tonne.

Green measures: Here are the main environmental changes in Budget 2020
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Green measures: Here are the main environmental changes in Budget 2020

Oct 8th 2019, 2:19 PM 16,148 Views 35 Comments

Donohoe said some of the changes were “critical steps to future-proof our transport system”.

Poll: Do you welcome an increase in the carbon tax?
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Poll: Do you welcome an increase in the carbon tax?

Oct 8th 2019, 8:41 AM 30,673 Views 151 Comments

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe will reveal Budget 2020 in the Dáil today.

Just a few days out from the Budget, what can we expect?
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Just a few days out from the Budget, what can we expect?

Oct 6th 2019, 12:05 AM 37,892 Views 44 Comments

All will be revealed on Tuesday.

Government to put pressure on social media companies over online safety
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Government to put pressure on social media companies over online safety

Sep 15th 2019, 6:00 AM 5,539 Views 18 Comments

Minister Richard Bruton said that new legislation will be introduced to regulate social media companies.

Minister says he's still considering whether to give everyone a 'carbon cheque' to offset tax hike
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Minister says he's still considering whether to give everyone a 'carbon cheque' to offset tax hike

Sep 13th 2019, 6:10 AM 21,478 Views 61 Comments

Paschal Donohoe said any changes to the carbon tax will be “very different” to other tax changes he’s made in the past.

Micheál Martin says there would 'need to be' a carbon tax in Budget 2020
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Micheál Martin says there would 'need to be' a carbon tax in Budget 2020

Sep 10th 2019, 10:06 AM 16,080 Views 118 Comments

A climate change focus in the Budget will be necessary, said Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin.

How much money could the carbon tax take in if it was increased?
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How much money could the carbon tax take in if it was increased?

Aug 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 16,036 Views 56 Comments

The government is looking at two models to increase carbon tax and offset the cost to householders.

Interview: Mary Lou on a united Ireland, the carbon tax and why she'll be a 'grownup' after the next election
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Interview: Mary Lou on a united Ireland, the carbon tax and why she'll be a 'grownup' after the next election

Aug 11th 2019, 9:30 AM 27,720 Views 67 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview the Sinn Fein leader discusses carbon tax, the local elections fallout and a united Ireland.

Carbon tax model that pays money back to households to be discussed
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Carbon tax model that pays money back to households to be discussed

Jul 11th 2019, 6:01 AM 14,806 Views 30 Comments

The Green Party is hosting today’s discussion in Leinster House featuring Irish and international experts.

'No decisions made' as to how Ireland will quadruple its carbon tax by 2030
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'No decisions made' as to how Ireland will quadruple its carbon tax by 2030

Jun 17th 2019, 7:30 PM 16,028 Views 90 Comments

The government’s Climate Action Plan did not give any detailed timeline of the changes to the carbon tax.

ESRI warns that carbon taxes 'often regressive in nature'
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ESRI warns that carbon taxes 'often regressive in nature'

Jun 17th 2019, 6:15 AM 11,421 Views 59 Comments

The government is looking at two models to increase carbon tax and offset the cost to householders.

Carbon tax could see emissions drop by 10% and increased tax revenue could benefit poorer families
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Carbon tax could see emissions drop by 10% and increased tax revenue could benefit poorer families

Jun 6th 2019, 6:00 AM 17,414 Views 141 Comments

Last year, Finance Minister Paschal Donohue considered introducing higher carbon taxes but ditched the idea at the last minute.

Question: Should Ireland increase its carbon tax?
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Question: Should Ireland increase its carbon tax?

May 16th 2019, 6:11 PM 2,816 Views 2 Comments

Successful candidates will be involved in developing European climate policies.

Explainer: What are all these rows about carbon tax about and will I end up paying more?
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Explainer: What are all these rows about carbon tax about and will I end up paying more?

Mar 31st 2019, 7:30 PM 16,868 Views 103 Comments

The Special Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action has approved a recommendation to quadruple the tax to €80 per tonne by 2030

Carbon tax should quadruple to €80 per tonne by 2030, committee recommends
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Carbon tax should quadruple to €80 per tonne by 2030, committee recommends

Mar 28th 2019, 4:41 PM 10,750 Views 91 Comments

There was a row at Oireachtas Climate Action Committee over the plan to increase carbon tax.

Robinson calls for climate change action, says current system is 'underpinned by rampant capitalism'
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Robinson calls for climate change action, says current system is 'underpinned by rampant capitalism'

Mar 28th 2019, 8:50 AM 10,085 Views 61 Comments

The former president said Ireland needs to introduce a carbon tax, but must do so in the right way.

Carbon taxes won’t stop climate change – we need more radical action
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Carbon taxes won’t stop climate change – we need more radical action

Mar 26th 2019, 7:00 AM 14,602 Views 93 Comments

Fossil fuels are already taxed to the hilt and people haven’t moved to electric vehicles for one simple reason – they cannot afford to, writes Brian O’Boyle.

What has the Taoiseach done to reduce his carbon footprint? He's eating less meat
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What has the Taoiseach done to reduce his carbon footprint? He's eating less meat

Jan 14th 2019, 5:09 PM 12,905 Views 48 Comments

Varadkar says lessons must be learned from water charges stating that cross-party buy-in for carbon taxes is needed.

Here are just some of the problems facing the Taoiseach as TDs head back to the Dáíl
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Here are just some of the problems facing the Taoiseach as TDs head back to the Dáíl

Jan 14th 2019, 6:30 AM 16,325 Views 33 Comments

In what could be Leo Varadkar’s toughest year yet, there are a number of huge issues barrelling towards him from day one.

Government considering giving 'carbon cheque' to offset tax hike
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Government considering giving 'carbon cheque' to offset tax hike

Jan 3rd 2019, 6:00 AM 17,431 Views 80 Comments

Any changes to the carbon tax will not apply until 2020.

Minister briefed on potential for 400% increase in carbon tax rate by 2030
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Minister briefed on potential for 400% increase in carbon tax rate by 2030

Dec 19th 2018, 6:15 AM 11,169 Views 47 Comments

In the end, Paschal Donohoe did not touch the carbon tax rate in Budget 2019.

'It's about our children now, not our grandchildren': Is Ireland ready to introduce a carbon tax?
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'It's about our children now, not our grandchildren': Is Ireland ready to introduce a carbon tax?

Dec 9th 2018, 10:00 PM 24,417 Views 157 Comments

It’s been claimed that the tide is turning in how society views the problem of climate change.

French government scraps all plans to hike fuel taxes following fierce protests
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French government scraps all plans to hike fuel taxes following fierce protests

Updated Dec 5th 2018, 10:26 PM 14,970 Views 39 Comments

Many of the “yellow vest” protesters have called for new protesters on Saturday

Taoiseach: 'Householders will have to pay more to fill their cars, for electricity and gas under carbon tax hikes'
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Taoiseach: 'Householders will have to pay more to fill their cars, for electricity and gas under carbon tax hikes'

Nov 21st 2018, 3:53 PM 34,723 Views 176 Comments

Varadkar said the increase in carbon taxes will be needed over the next number of years.

'I'm not afraid to take tough decisions: Leo says carbon tax would have been a 'double whammy'
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'I'm not afraid to take tough decisions: Leo says carbon tax would have been a 'double whammy'

Oct 11th 2018, 9:30 PM 15,475 Views 39 Comments

The Taoiseach joined us live in TheJournal.ie offices this morning.

Whatever happened to the carbon tax? It came down to a call between VAT and fuel hikes
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Whatever happened to the carbon tax? It came down to a call between VAT and fuel hikes

Oct 9th 2018, 8:38 PM 18,449 Views 41 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the government would ‘grasp the nettle’ and increase carbon tax. Today, it failed to deliver.

'This is a shameful day for Fine Gael and a bad day for Ireland on climate change'
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'This is a shameful day for Fine Gael and a bad day for Ireland on climate change'

Oct 9th 2018, 6:06 PM 19,046 Views 96 Comments

Listening to the Budget speech from Pascal Donohoe today you would have no sense we are at such a historical turning point, writes Eamon Ryan.

Welfare increase, carbon tax rise and more take home pay: Here's what's coming in Budget 2019
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Welfare increase, carbon tax rise and more take home pay: Here's what's coming in Budget 2019

Aug 6th 2018, 12:05 AM 73,648 Views 196 Comments

Speaking during his summer briefing with the media, Leo Varadkar outlined a number of measures being worked on for October’s Budget.

Do you use solid fuels? It's going to get more expensive tomorrow
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Do you use solid fuels? It's going to get more expensive tomorrow

Apr 30th 2014, 7:30 AM 14,296 Views 92 Comments

The carbon tax increase will add around €1.20 to a 40kg bag of coal and 26 cent to a bale of briquettes.

Australian PM Kevin Rudd concedes election to this man
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Australian PM Kevin Rudd concedes election to this man

Sep 7th 2013, 1:00 PM 15,935 Views 89 Comments

The Conservative challenger Tony Abbott has ousted Labor prime minister Kevin Rudd as millions of Australians voted overnight.

Bad news for fossil fuels: cost of coal and briquettes to rise today
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Bad news for fossil fuels: cost of coal and briquettes to rise today

May 1st 2013, 6:30 AM 12,732 Views 104 Comments

The Government is extending the carbon tax to solid fuels from today.

Video: Australian trade minister breaks into song mid-interview
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Video: Australian trade minister breaks into song mid-interview

Jul 2nd 2012, 9:54 AM 4,912 Views 15 Comments

Craig Emerson defended the government’s controversial carbon tax in an unusual way…

Slideshow: Today's Budget 2012 front pages
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Slideshow: Today's Budget 2012 front pages

Dec 7th 2011, 11:01 AM 1,695 Views 1 Comment

From boosting the property market to fuel tax and VAT increases, check out what the front pages have to say about the Budget this morning.

Budget 2012: What's already come into effect?
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Budget 2012: What's already come into effect?

Dec 7th 2011, 8:09 AM 4,958 Views 13 Comments

We have a quick look at the measures approved by the Dáil last night, and check which ones have come into effect already.

Budget 2012: Fuel tax increases 'will affect almost all households and businesses'
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Budget 2012: Fuel tax increases 'will affect almost all households and businesses'

Dec 6th 2011, 6:12 PM 4,148 Views 14 Comments

AA Roadwatch warns that fuel tax increases are going to take a toll on both business and families, particularly in rural areas.

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