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#Carbon Tax

From TheJournal.ie Open Thread: Carbon tax has increased, but will it make you change your behaviour? Budget 2020

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Carbon tax: Petrol and diesel prices to rise from midnight, home heating to rise next May Budget2020

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Green measures: Here are the main environmental changes in Budget 2020 Climate Action

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you welcome an increase in the carbon tax? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Just a few days out from the Budget, what can we expect? Budget 2020

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

All will be revealed on Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie Government to put pressure on social media companies over online safety Richard Bruton

Government to put pressure on social media companies over online safety

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

From TheJournal.ie Minister says he's still considering whether to give everyone a 'carbon cheque' to offset tax hike Budget 2020

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin says there would 'need to be' a carbon tax in Budget 2020 Budget Talks

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

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

From TheJournal.ie How much money could the carbon tax take in if it was increased? Budget 2020

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Carbon tax model that pays money back to households to be discussed Green Agenda

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'No decisions made' as to how Ireland will quadruple its carbon tax by 2030 Climate Change

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

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

From TheJournal.ie ESRI warns that carbon taxes 'often regressive in nature' Climate Change

ESRI warns that carbon taxes 'often regressive in nature'

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

From TheJournal.ie Carbon tax could see emissions drop by 10% and increased tax revenue could benefit poorer families ESRI Study

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Question: Should Ireland increase its carbon tax? European Elections 2019

Question: Should Ireland increase its carbon tax?

Successful candidates will be involved in developing European climate policies.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What are all these rows about carbon tax about and will I end up paying more? Carbon Tax

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Carbon tax should quadruple to €80 per tonne by 2030, committee recommends Rise At The Pump

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Robinson calls for climate change action, says current system is 'underpinned by rampant capitalism' Carbon Tax

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Carbon taxes won’t stop climate change – we need more radical action Opinion

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie What has the Taoiseach done to reduce his carbon footprint? He's eating less meat Don't Have A Cow Man

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Here are just some of the problems facing the Taoiseach as TDs head back to the Dáíl Back To Work

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Government considering giving 'carbon cheque' to offset tax hike Tax Rise

Government considering giving 'carbon cheque' to offset tax hike

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

From TheJournal.ie Minister briefed on potential for 400% increase in carbon tax rate by 2030 Fuel Costs

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'It's about our children now, not our grandchildren': Is Ireland ready to introduce a carbon tax? Emissions Targets

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

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

From TheJournal.ie French government scraps all plans to hike fuel taxes following fierce protests YELLOW VESTS

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: 'Householders will have to pay more to fill their cars, for electricity and gas under carbon tax hikes' On The Up

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm not afraid to take tough decisions: Leo says carbon tax would have been a 'double whammy' Tough Choices

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Whatever happened to the carbon tax? It came down to a call between VAT and fuel hikes Decisions Decisions

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'This is a shameful day for Fine Gael and a bad day for Ireland on climate change' Opinion

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

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.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Do you use solid fuels? It's going to get more expensive tomorrow Carbon Tax

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Australian PM Kevin Rudd concedes election to this man Australia

Australian PM Kevin Rudd concedes election to this man

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

From TheJournal.ie Bad news for fossil fuels: cost of coal and briquettes to rise today Carbon Tax

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

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

Video: Australian trade minister breaks into song mid-interview Viral Video This post contains videos

Video: Australian trade minister breaks into song mid-interview

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

From TheJournal.ie Slideshow: Today's Budget 2012 front pages Budget 2012 This post contains images

Slideshow: Today's Budget 2012 front pages

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.

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2012: What's already come into effect? Budget 2012

Budget 2012: What's already come into effect?

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

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2012: Fuel tax increases 'will affect almost all households and businesses' Budget 2012

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Budget could put extra 5c on petrol - and €30 on tank of oil Carbon Tax

Budget could put extra 5c on petrol - and €30 on tank of oil

It is reported this morning that carbon tax will rise by at least a third – making it more expensive to heat your home.

From TheJournal.ie Australia to tax the nation's worst polluters Environment This post contains videos

Australia to tax the nation's worst polluters

Australia aims to reduce carbon pollution by 160 million tons by 2020 with the tax – but the opposition says the move is simply “socialism masquerading as environmentalism”.

From TheJournal.ie What’s changing and when? A breakdown of the four year plan Four Year Plan

What’s changing and when? A breakdown of the four year plan

A timeline of the government’s four year plan.